Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue
Among the largest synagogues in the Middle East, this magnificent Italian-built structure served Alexandria’s once thriving and...
Opposite Midan Ramla, this place lives and breathes nostalgia. The cafe part still has its original 1940s fittings, and pastries that...
This deservedly popular establishment serves up some of the best shwarma in town plua excellent hand-thrown sweet or savoury fiteer ...
Sharia Saad Zaghloul · interesting places nearby
Egypt’s answer to (although a vast improvement on) McDonald’s, this chain of absurdly popular takeaway joints has people flocking (think gadflies) day and night. It serves a huge range of filled sandwiches, kebabs, ta’amiyya (Egyptian variant of felafel), and mouth-watering shwarma. The makarna firin (oven-baked macaroni and cheese) is perfect comfort food.
There's also a second central branch of Gad .