Alexandria
in Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.216 and 29.955 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 12' 56" and E 29° 57' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:11 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:48 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Alexandria

Alexandria in Alexandria Governorate with it's 3,811,516 habitants is a town located in Egypt about 111 mi (or 178 km) north-west of Cairo, the country's capital town.

Time in Alexandria is now 04:11 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 6 airports closer to Alexandria, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is El Nouzha Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Egypt is Abu Mena in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km), South-West. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Damanhur, Beheira, Kafr ash Shaykh, Tanda and Shibin al Kawm. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 22nd of September 2021

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 23rd of September 2021

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 24th of September 2021

25°C (77 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

El Salamlek Palace Hotel and Casino

Address
1,0 mi
El Montazah
P.OBox25 Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza

Address
1,0 mi
14th of May Bridge Road - Smouha
21599 Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tolip Alexandria

Address
1,3 mi
252, Moustafa Kamel, Corniche Road
Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sheraton Montazah Hotel

Address
5,6 mi
CORNICHE ROAD
NONE Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mediterranean Azur Hotel

Address
1,4 mi
Corneish Road
21599 Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria

Address
2,4 mi
399 EL Geish Road P.O. Box 164
21599 Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Helnan Palestine

Address
3,4 mi
Montaza Garden
Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


PARADISE INN BEACH RESORT

Address
6,9 mi
MAAMOURA BEACH
21915 Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Steigenberger Cecil Hotel

Address
3,9 mi
16 SAAD ZAGLOUL SQUARE
11015 ALEXANDRIA
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mediterranean Suites

Address
5,3 mi
Neamat Allah St. Corniche Roade - Mandarah 6
21411 Alexandria
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Rawya Rageh reports on police violence in Alexandria

Published: November 23, 2011
Length: 56:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Al Jazeera English

Egypt's Alexandria has seen street battles between security forces and demonstrators, with streams of tear gas throughout the evening. Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from the scene in Alexandria.


Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events - Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza

Published: January 10, 2015
Length: 18:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza

Whether you are planning a large-scale conference or a more intimate business meeting, Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza is an ideal setting, with 15 flexible meeting rooms. Every venue features...


Alexandria - the search for sunken ruins Technotrekker's photos around Alexandria, Egypt

Published: November 10, 2010
Length: 33:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Technotrekker's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/technotrekker/overland05/1140700200/tpod.html This blog preview was made...


Pompey's Pillar - Alexandria, Egypt

Published: October 28, 2010
Length: 36:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00a0-5fde-9abb?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Pompey's Pillar Alexandria This 25-meter-high granite...


A DAY'S TRIP FROM CAIRO TO ALEXANDRIA Greekcypriot's photos around Alexandria, Egypt (vacation)

Published: December 19, 2010
Length: 26:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Greekcypriot's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/greekcypriot/1/1061116500/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


CARITAS ALEXANDRIA

Published: October 12, 2012
Length: 46:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Adham Etriby

نبذة عن الجمعية : إن كاريتاس هي كلمة لاتينية تعني المحبة والتعاون والمشاركة ,تأسست أولى جمعيات كاريتاس في...


New Horizons Alexandria

Published: October 31, 2010
Length: 08:59 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: ebead atef

this video about New Horizons Alexandria, Egypt Address 431 El-horreya Road. Roshdy - Alexandria,Egypt 1 , Syria street,El-Deeb mall 10 th floor,Roshdy - Alexandria,Egypt +203541713- 5426479...


The Great City of Alexandria Globetrotters's photos around Alexandria, Egypt (travel pics)

Published: December 16, 2010
Length: 32:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Globetrotters's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/globetrotters/egypt-_2005/1134624600/tpod.html This blog preview was made...


Alexandria, part 2/2

Published: December 10, 2010
Length: 42:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maciej Adamczak

part 2 of 2 yt:crop=16:9 for more my videos look at http://www.youtube.com/user/CaptainMateo and https://vimeo.com/adamar/videos.


Fort Qaitbey - Alexandria, Egypt

Published: October 26, 2010
Length: 55:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00a0-9422-5147?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Fort Qaitbey Alexandria Resembling an imposing castle...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Royal Jewelry Museum

The Royal Jewelry Museum is an art and history museum in the Zizenia neighborhood of Alexandria, Egypt. It is located in the former palace of Princess Fatma Al-Zahra'. Its halls contain an inestimable collection of jewels and jewelry of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty. 19th century paintings, statues, and decorative arts are also exhibited in the rooms and lobbies. The museum was first inaugurated on 24 October 1986. After several years of renovations and expansion it was reopened in April 2010.

Located at 31.2407, 29.963 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Art museums and galleries in Egypt, History museums in Egypt, Decorative arts museums, Museums in Alexandria, Art museums established in 1986, Jewellery museums, Muhammad Ali Dynasty, 1986 establishments in Egypt

Graeco-Roman Museum

The Graeco-Roman Museum of Alexandria in Egypt was created in 1892. It was first built in an 5-room apartment, inside one small building in Rosetta Street (later Avenue Canope and now Horriya). In 1895, it was transferred to another, larger building near Gamal Abdul Nasser Street.

Located at 31.2407, 29.963 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological museums in Egypt, Museums in Alexandria, Egyptological collections in Egypt, Museums established in 1892, 1892 establishments in Egypt

Alexandria Zoo

The Alexandria Zoo is a zoo close to the Smouha neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt. The zoo charges an entrance fee, this allows guests to walk around the zoo and view a selection of animals from around the world..

Located at 31.205, 29.9444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Alexandria, Parks in Egypt, Visitor attractions in Alexandria

Alexandria Higher Institute of Engineering and Technology

Alexandria Higher Institute of Engineering and Technology (AIET) is a private institute of higher education founded in 1996 and owned by "Mohamed Ragab Foundation for social Development" which is an organization registered under No. SR 1075 with the Egyptian Government.

Located at 31.2203, 29.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Alexandria, Educational institutions established in 1996

Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University

The Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University was established in 1941.

Located at 31.2078, 29.9244 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Alexandria University, Educational institutions established in 1941

St. Takla Haymanot's Church (Alexandria)

St. Takla Haymanot's Church is a Coptic Orthodox church in the city of Alexandria, Egypt, located in the district of Ibrahimia near Alexandria Sporting Club. Consecrated on 19 June 1969, it is dedicated to Saint Takla Haymanot, a 13th-century Ethiopian monk. It was visited by Ethiopian patriarch Abune Paulos on 15 July 2007 as part of his landmark trip to Egypt aimed at repairing ties between the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

Located at 31.2106, 29.9264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Religious buildings completed in 1969, Churches in Alexandria, Coptic Orthodox churches, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 20th century

El-Hakaneia Palace

The El-Hakaneia palace at Manshieh Square in Alexandria is the seat of the Mixed Tribunals and it is still used as a court. The court building "Mixed Tribunals" was designed by Alfonso Maniscalco in the Beaux-Arts tradition in 1887.

Located at 31.2081, 29.9483 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Alexandria, Government buildings completed in 1887, Courthouses, Government buildings in Egypt

Sidi Gaber railway station

Sidi Gaber railway station is one of two main railway stations in Alexandria, Egypt.

Located at 31.2194, 29.9428 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Egypt


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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