Alexandria Opera House
Cavafy's flat is now preserved as the Cavafy Museum , with two of the six rooms arranged as Cavafy kept them. Editions of the poet’s...
Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue
Among the largest synagogues in the Middle East, this magnificent Italian-built structure served Alexandria’s once thriving and...
Villa of the Birds
In the same complex, this wealthy urban dwelling dates to the time of Hadrian (AD 117–138). Despite being redecorated at least four...
Ahwa Sayed Darwish
Named for the composer of Egypt’s national anthem, this tiny and highly enjoyable local coffeeshop, near Sharia al-Nabi Daniel, is set...
Vinous is an old-school patisserie with more grand art deco styling than you can poke a puff pastry at, but secretly we love it for the...
Lonely Planet review
The former Sayed Darwish Theatre has been refurbished and now houses the city’s modestly proportioned but splendid opera house. Most performances of opera and classical music are staged in this gorgeous auditorium.