Tour to Qaitbay Citadel Alexandria Attractions

Qaitbay fortress in Alexandria

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Pick up 10:00 AM
Duration 4 Hours

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Highlights

  1. Fort Qait Bay
  2. Citadel of Qait Bay
  3. Qait Bay Citadel

Itinerary

Time Activity
10:00 Meet the guide in your hotel
10:15 Transfer to the sight
11:00 Citadel exploration
14:00 Back to your hotel

Includes

  • Pick up and drop off from/to your Alexandria hotel
  • Transfer by a/c vehicle to the citadel
  • Entrance fee to the site
  • Walking tour in the fort
  • English speaking guide extra 20$
  • Personal expenses
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

What to take with you

  • Bottle of water
  • Extra cash

Full Description

Tour to Qaitbay Citadel Alexandria is an excursion to the military fortress of Alexandria, this is a great opportunity to get acquainted with the unique structure of the 15th century, the fortress of Mamluk times. Be sure to visit this ancient fort, walk along its catacombs, look at the walls and climb to the second floor of the spiral staircase to enjoy the view of the sea and the city.

The fort of the fifteenth century Qaitbay is located at the entrance to the eastern harbor of Alexandria in the eastern part of the island of the Pharaohs, on the Mediterranean coast. This military structure was built on the site of an ancient lighthouse in 1477 AD.

The recently restored fort is an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the military architecture of Egypt, it has access to almost all parts. You can walk along its catacombs, climb its walls and look at the city and the Mediterranean Sea, or go up to the second floor of the fortress and look down or see the whole fortress at once.

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