Ras el-Tin Palace
Along Alexandria's western shore, past the shipyards, you’ll spot Ras el-Tin Palace. Originally built in the 1830s for Mohammed Ali,...
Where northern Anfushi hits the sea, you can wander among huge wooden vessels in various states of construction. In small workshops,...
Mosque of Abu Abbas al-Mursi
This stately mosque was originally the tomb of a 13th-century Sufi saint from Murcia in Spain. Today, it dominates a large midan...
This venerable sheesha joint looks like it hasn't changed an iota since opening in 1928. It’s a delightfully ramshackle old place, with...
Make your selection from the day’s catch, then take a seat under the awning and watch it being cooked. Sea bass stuffed with garlic and...
Qasr Ras el-Tin · interesting places nearby
El-Sheikh Wafik information
This unassuming and breezy corner cafe serves up some of the best desserts in town. You can get the usual ice cream in several flavours, but the real treats are Egyptian classics such as couscousy (E£8) – a yummy mix of couscous, shredded coconut, nuts, raisins and sugar, topped with hot milk.