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Modern Alexandria represented by Alexandria Library. It also called Bibliotheca Alexandrina. In fact, it is much more than a library. The Library located in Alexandria city, Egypt. Alexandria Library features BA Library. In fact, the BA library is a learning space that offers information in all its formats. It is through its collections of books, periodicals, maps and manuscripts. Moreover, it is also through the multimedia and electronic resources. Alexandria Library composed of the Main Library. The main library indeed is the largest reading room of the world. It also composed of many specialized libraries. They are Children’s Library, the Young People’s Library and the Taha Hussein Library. The last one is for the Blind and Visually Impaired serve the specific needs of their users.

Modern Alexandria also represented by Planetarium Science Center. It is a recent 21-st century project. It located within the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alexandria Library). In fact, Planetarium Science Center dedicated to the development of culture, curiosity and passion for science. Planetarium Science Center divided into 3 sections. In fact, they are the Planetarium, the History of Science Museum, and the “ALEXploratorium”. Planetarium Science Center Alexandria is a dome-like 3D projection room. Moreover, it is where one can feel as if flying through space. Visitors offered a daily fascinating and detailed live-like presentation. The presentation is of the universe’s evolution in time. It all gets even better when the show’s hosted by one of the center’s resident astronomers.

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Modern Alexandria also represented by Stanley Bridge. It is a 400 meter-long proudly standing Egyptian modern monument. If you decided to walk along the corniche, you will see old men playing backgammon. You will see also youngster enjoying night skyline from the nearby café. See the harbor, Stanley Beach down below and the elegant towers of the bridge. There are plenty of local and international cafes in the area. Try to visit this spot on a summer evening. When the sky is clear and the sunset is more inspiring than ever. A perfect point to take great pictures of the whole Alexandrian seafront.

Modern Alexandria also represented by Alexandria Fine Arts Museum. Alexandria Fine Arts Library dates back to 1892. It was attached to Graeco Roman Museum. In 1940 demolished the villa after the library came under bomb during World War II.  Moreover, In 1948 rebuilt and amended the design to be a library. In 1998 it transferred  to the Fine Arts Ministry of culture sector. The library cultural center allocated for the establishment of concerts and cultural seminars. It also allocated for the establishment of Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean countries.

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Modern Alexandria also represented by Cavafy Museum. It belongs to Mr. Constantine Cavafy. He was born in 1863, in Alexandria, Egypt and where he lived most of his life. The apartment where he spent his last 35 years, in Lepsius Street –  renamed “Sharm El Sheikh”. It was after the site at the entrance of the Bay of Aquaba, made over into a museum. It done to honor the life and works of the great Alexandrian poet. After Cavafy’s death in 1933, his apartment turned into a cheap hostel. A museum of sorts later created on the upper floor of the Greek Consulate General. In fact, it is within the Hellenic Quarter of Chatby, Alexandria.

Modern Alexandria also represented by Mahmoud Saeed Museum.  It is located in Alexandria city, Egypt. Mahmoud Saeed Museum Alexandria belongs to the famous artist Mr. Mahmoud Saeed. Mr. Mahoud Saeed was born in Alexandria, Egypt son of Muhammad Saeed Pasha, the Prime Minister of Egypt in that period. After receiving his high school diploma, Mahmoud Saeed went on to law school, receiving his degree in 1919. Between 1919 and 1921 he traveled through Europe, ultimately studying at the Académie Julian. He returned to Egypt and worked at the Mixed Courts of Egypt until his father’s death in 1950.

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Modern Alexandria also represented by Qaitbay Maritime Museum. It  is one of the smallest museums in Egypt. Qaitbay Maritime Museum displays different kinds of sea creatures and scenes from the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea. Qaitbay Maritime Museum contains natural coral reefs, many kinds of fish like the Picasso fish, and some seashells. The next display of Qaitbay Maritime Museum consists of a collection of skates and rays. Some of these creatures are more than three meters long. Some of them look scary, while some have natural colors and wonderful designs on their backs. Next, there is a huge collection of sea sponges from the Mediterranean Sea. These creatures come in a variety of different colors and shapes. Mainly they are either a shade of white or pink and in semi-circular shapes.

Modern Alexandria also represented by Royal Jewelry Museum. It is located in the neighborhood of Zizenia in Alexandria city. Royal Jewelry Museum Alexandria is one of the largest Museums in Egypt. It has a surface area of around 4185 meters. Royal Jewelry Museum Alexandria hosts the most valuable displays. They are including the jewelry and the ornaments which the queens and the princesses of the last royal family of Egypt wore. The building of Royal Jewelry Museum itself is truly marvelous. In fact, it housed in the palace of Princess Fatema El Zahraa. It considered to be a rare piece of architectural art that  constructed in the 19th century.

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Modern Alexandria also represented by San Stefano Grand Plaza. In fact, it is a structural complex. It includes Four Seasons hotel, apartments, offices and a shopping mall. Moreover, it also has a marina in Alexandria, Egypt. Furthermore, it is on of its most luxurious areas in Alexandria. Four Seasons hotel features spacious guest rooms. Rooms feature balconies with views of the city, pool, or sea. They also feature LED TVs, signature bedding and marble bathrooms. The bathrooms are with deep soaking tubs. Alexandria Library and the Roman Amphitheater are twenty minutes driving from San Stefano. San Stefano Grand Plaza Alexandria houses private residences. It also houses a private marina and a lavish mall. San Stefano Grand

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Alexandria Library Alexandria Egypt
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Cavafy Museum Alexandria Egypt
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Mahmoud Saeed Museum Alexandria
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Planetarium Science Center Alexandria
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Royal Jewelry Museum Alexandria
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San Stefano Grand Plaza Alexandria
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