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...
Alexandria's diving experts, headed up by Dr Ashraf Sabry, who has been exploring the coastline here for decades. The company offers...
This venerable sheesha joint looks like it hasn't changed an iota since opening in 1928. It’s a delightfully ramshackle old place, with...
Owned by Zizi Salem, the retired queen of the Alexandrian belly-dancing scene, Samakmak is one step up from the other fish eateries in...
Ras el-Tin · interesting places nearby
Where northern Anfushi hits the sea, you can wander among huge wooden vessels in various states of construction. In small workshops, craftspeople make accessories for the boats, such as intricately carved helms (steering wheels) and cabinets.