Mosque of Abu Abbas al-Mursi
This stately mosque was originally the tomb of a 13th-century Sufi saint from Murcia in Spain. Today, it dominates a large midan that...
The beautiful little Terbana Mosque stands at the junction of Sharia Faransa and Wekalet al-Limon. This entire quarter, known as Gumruk,...
Where northern Anfushi hits the sea, you can wander among huge wooden vessels in various states of construction. In small workshops,...
This venerable sheesha joint doesn’t look like it’s changed an iota since it opened in 1928. It’s a charmingly ramshackle old place,...
Pronounced ‘Adora’, this is one of Alexandria’s most authentic fish restaurants where food is served at tables in the narrow street....
Corniche, Anfushi · interesting places nearby
Alexandra Dive information
It’s possible to explore the submerged harbour sites through Alex Dive , where a two-dive package costs US$100, with equipment rental an extra US$20. Several divers have reported that poor visibility in the bay (as little as 1m depending on the time of year) affected their enjoyment of the harbour dives.