French Cultural Centre
Has a bookstore with extensive French and some English-language titles.
This site was discovered when foundations were being laid for an apartment building on a site known unceremoniously as Kom al-Dikka...
While the 13 white-marble terraces of the only Roman amphitheatre in Egypt may not be impressive in scale, they remain a superbly...
Alexandria Centre of Arts
This active cultural centre, housed in a whitewashed villa, hosts contemporary-arts exhibitions, poetry readings and occasional free...
By day this is a small courtyard clothes market; by night it’s an open-air restaurant doing one thing very, very well: quail. Birds are...
Sharia Mohafaza · interesting places nearby
Awalad Abdou information
With only minor concessions made to hygiene, this uberbudget place is nonetheless a smashing find. These guys will whip up micro-sandwiches with a scrumptious, meaty filling of your choice. Just point to what looks good and quaff it down while standing at the counter. It can be a challenge to find – there’s no sign; look for a small shop with hanging cured meats, near Sharia Attareen.