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.
Alexandria's diving experts, headed up by Dr Ashraf Sabry, who has been exploring the coastline here for decades. The company offers...
This venerable sheesha joint looks like it hasn't changed an iota since opening in 1928. It’s a delightfully ramshackle old place, with...
This second branch of the popular Alexandria seafood institution serves up great fish dishes in an air-con dining room.
51 Al-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, and always bustling.
Sit streetside and watch the chaos: locals often pull up for a quick in-car slurp, and we’ve even seen full microbuses stop by.