The beautiful little Terbana Mosque stands at the junction of Sharia Faransa and Wekalet al-Limon. This entire quarter, known as Gumruk,...
The Shorbagi Mosque is built with salvaged remnants of antiquity.
It’s possible to explore the submerged harbour sites through Alex Dive , where a two-dive package costs US$100, with equipment rental an...
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....
51 Corniche · interesting places nearby
El Qobesi information
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 are cajoled nearly whole into a tall, chilled glass to make some of the best mango juice we’ve ever tried. Open around the clock, it’s always bustling, often with locals parked outside for a quick in-car slurp (we’ve even seen full microbuses stop by).