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Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

Highlights / General details Pick up from your hotel our professional English Egyptologist tour guide will meet you at your hotel start your tour from Pompey’s pillar which is column raised in 300 A.D. in honor of Emperor Diocletian, who saved the city of Alexandria from a frightful famine. On the western side of the column is engraved, “To the just Emperor, the god of Alexandria, the invincible Diocletian.” Nevertheless it was called Pompey’s Pillar by the French under certain mistaken impression regarding Pompey’s head. Then transfer to visit catacomb kom el shoqafa this necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences, and then transfer to visit the Roman theater. The Roman theater is located in the modern area of Kom El-Dikaa, and dating back to the 2nd century A.D. At the end of the tour you will be visiting the newly-opened Library of Alexandria. Inclusion Hotel pickup and drop off; Transport by air-conditioned minivan; Qualified Egyptologist guide available in English, Spanish, French, German, or Portuguese; Entrance fees. Exclusion Gratuities (recommended); Food and drinks, unless specified. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Departs at 7:00am. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation. Duration Approximately 11 hours. Location Tour departs daily from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Returns to original departure point. Policies This tour require 2 passengers minimum in order to operate. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**