The Shorbagi Mosque is built with salvaged remnants of antiquity.
The beautiful little Terbana Mosque stands at the junction of Sharia Faransa and Wekalet al-Limon. This entire quarter, known as Gumruk,...
Statue of Mohammed Ali
This statue of Mohammed Ali, Egypt's modernising 19th-century ruler, presides over Midan Tahrir.
El Qobesi has crowned itself the ‘king of mango’ but take one sip and you will bow down a loyal peon. Slivers of several ripe mangoes...
This second branch of the popular Alexandria seafood institution serves up great fish dishes in an air-con dining room.
7 Souq al-Tabakheen · interesting places nearby
This very local spot is deep in the heart of the souq. Sit outdoors under the awning or inside in the air-conditioned dining room to feast on perfectly cooked and seasoned seafood. It's a bit hard to find – the sign is high above street level. If you do miss it, just ask around; everyone knows it.