Alexandria’s ancient library was one of the greatest of all classical institutions, and while replacing it might seem a Herculean task,...
The Planetarium is a futuristic neon-lit sphere looming on the plaza like a mini Death Star from Star Wars. It shows 3-D films on a...
Alexandria National Museum
The excellent Alexandria National Museum sets high benchmarks for summing up Alexandria’s past. With a small, thoughtfully selected and...
This fantastic ahwa across from the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is practically unique in Alexandria – you can sip tea and sheesha to the...
This tiny and incredibly tidy market offers beautifully displayed produce, like grapes from Lebanon and tasty Egyptian mangoes, and a...
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El Rehany information
This expansive and breezy Alexandrian classic is reputed to have the best sheesha in town, served with a flourish by attentive boys in smart two-toned waistcoats while waiters in black-and-white bring tea in silver urns. The decor is eclectically elegant, with lofty ceilings etched with elaborate floral patterns, tables and chairs in Islamic designs, and burgundy tablecloths. Check out the bizarre assortment of knick-knacks in the glass displays in back, too. There’s no sign in English, so look for the place with green awnings, next to the Premiere Wellness and Fitness Centre.