Egypt - Alexandria & the Mediterranean Coast (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Alexandria & the Mediterranean Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guidebook.

By far Egypt’s most atmospheric city, Alexandria’s fresh sea air, fantastic seafood, ancient history and crumbling gems of belle époque buildings imbue it with an urban pulse distinctly different from that of Cairo.

  • remember World War II’s North Africa campaign at the war memorials of El Alamein
  • maps
  • eat your fill of fresh seafood along the shore at Aboukir
  • transport
  • amble through the dusty, donkey-filled streets of Rosetta (Ar-Rashid)
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Alexandria & around, Aboukir, Rosetta (Ar-Rashid), Mediterranean Coast, El Alamein, Sidi Abdel Rahman, Marsa Matruh and Sallum.

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