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Saturday, November 18, 2006

Day 8: Cairo - Alexandria - Cairo

Alexandria is about three hours drive from Cairo. Along the way there is one big complex which houses many MNCs. That area is called 9th October City. As we drove nearer to the Alexandria, we saw a lot of petrochemical companies. Alexandria is definitely more modernized than Cairo.

Alexandria National Museum

The mummy

Pompey's pillar

25m high granite pillar.

Catacombs of Kom El-Shukafa
No photos are allowed here. Check out the photos here.

Alexandra the Great

Unknown soldier monument

Qaitbay Fort

Mediterranean Sea

Alabaster mosque of El Morsi Abu El Abas

Bibliotheca Alexandria

The second largest library in the world.

Montazah Garden Palace

King's summer residence

Five-star Palestine hotel.

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