Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue
Among the largest synagogues in the Middle East, this magnificent Italian-built structure served Alexandria’s once thriving and...
Trianon was a favourite haunt of the Greek poet Cavafy, who worked in offices on the floor above. Stop here to admire the 1930s...
Mohammed Ahmed information
Lonely Planet review
Under no circumstances should you miss this classic, the undisputed king and still champion of fuul and felafel, filled day and night with locals downing small plates of spectacularly good and cheap Egyptian standards. From the English menu, select your type of fuul (iskandarani is good), add some felafel, and choose a few accompanying salads, such as tahini, banga (beetroot) or pickles – then, sit back and wait for the magic to happen. Note that the street sign on the corner of Saad Zaghloul calls this Abdel Fattah El Hadary St.