It’s possible to explore the submerged harbour sites through Alex Dive , where a two-dive package costs US$100, with equipment rental an...
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...
Where northern Anfushi hits the sea, you can wander among huge wooden vessels in various states of construction. In small workshops,...
El Qobesi has crowned itself the ‘king of mango’ but take one sip and you will bow down a loyal peon. Slivers of several ripe mangoes...
Pronounced ‘Adora’, this is one of Alexandria’s most authentic fish restaurants, where food is served at tables in the narrow street....
Lonely Planet review
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, with dusty bronze lanterns outside, and charmingly fusty old men arguing and playing board games at the tables under huge photos of the former king.