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Just to be clear, there is no lighthouse still standing; that was destroyed in the 15th century. Instead, there is a fort with walls that delineate the approximate foundation of the lighthouse. Still, it's interesting to see, if only for a short visit, to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dale W
Reviewed 3 days ago

as a reminder or remaining monument built with the ancient stones of the Lighthouse this bastille or militairy installation from the middleages is worth seeing. It's a pity that the neighbourhood is spoiled with garbage and dirt all over!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B4174KTjanc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a fort. It is interesting but I would not make a special trip to see it. There is so much here to see. We could have spent more time in the New Alexandria Library. Or more time at Pompeii's pillar.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank colleenmariem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent the day from 09:00 morning till 13:00 at that location, it is accepted, more guide labels will be helpful, the staff is a governmental employees so they are neutral, not tried to get help

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful setting, lovely architecture and a warm welcome by all Egyptians. Well worth a day trip. Can easily be combined with the library or a stroll along the promenade

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank German112Epsom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm happy that I went to this famous spot in Alexandria. I must say, it can be a bit disappointing if you somehow expect it to be anything like the Ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. Still worth a visit though.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank erika r
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Though the lighthouse is long gone, it's still impressive to see where it used to stand. Beautilful location at the end of Corniche street.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vespersmarquess
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The lighthouse is long gone, although it was a wonder of the ancient world. This Citadel is a reconstruction. The one that was built in the 1500's on the site of the old lighthouse was destroyed in the 1800's. A pretty setting and view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cookpias
Reviewed 11 October 2018

the citadel was excellent work of art, great views of the blue crisp sea in the background the built up is vast and interesting

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank arpitagarg13
Reviewed 1 September 2018

You van see the site where it was plus some of the stones, but otherwise not much to see I,m afraid except to say yo were there!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank atr525
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