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Alexandria Fishing

Alexandria Fishing Egypt

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Alexandria fishing is one of the most interesting practice and sport for all people and tourists as well. In fact, on the eastern side of the coast, lies the bustling town of Alexandria. Alexandria’s sea front lined with fish restaurants, fishermen and boats bringing in the day’s catch. In fact, Alexandrian fishermen favorite spot is Abu Qir’s Fishing harbor. Abu Qir is a once small fishermen village, located in the north of Alexandria. There you can fish, swim and sunbathe before feasting over some really fresh Sea food.

Grilled fish is the signature experience for all visitors to Egypt’s beautiful northern coast. Alexandria coastline will give you the chance to catch Murgan (Gray Mullet) and Barbuni (Red Mullet). Moreover, it also will let you catch 525 km of azure. These waters and are also teeming with Sea Bass, Red Smelt, Bluefish and Sole. On the eastern side of the coast, lies the bustling town of Alexandria. Alexandria’s sea front lined with fish restaurants. Furthermore, it also does with fishermen and boats bringing in the day’s catch.

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Alexandria Shopping

Alexandria Shopping Egypt

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Alexandria Shopping represented by Anfushi Fish Market. The market attracts a lot of customers for buying their needs from fish and marine organisms. The time of bids in the early morning after dawn is the best because the override votes and auctions start. Moreover, the auctions are to buy fresh fish which which caught at night. Wake up early and take a stroll down to the Anfushi Fish market. Over there, you will discover that the sea is  generous with the Alexandrian fishermen. Heading there in the early morning guarantees you will be in front row seats. The daily spectacle of fishermen throw their flapping catches off the boat. Locals trying to haggle for the best price while pondering the quality of the fishes.

Alexandria Shopping also represented by San Stefano Grand Plaza. Grand Plaza houses Four Seasons hotel and private residences. Moreover, it houses also a private marina and a lavish mall. San Stefano Grand Plaza features 4 floors of retail shops. The state of the art features  cinemas, a children’s amusement center and Metro supermarket. Moreover, it also features several coffee shops and a food court with an endless variety of choices. Grand Plaza Alexandria is all about extravagance. So, if you look for the finer more distinguished brands, it is the place to shop. There are also some mid-range international brands available.

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Alexandria Shopping also represented by Souk El Attarine. It is more of a labyrinth of narrow alleys and pedestrian streets. The souk bursts with all types of shops dotting both sides of the streets. Moreover, the souk has merchants selling all types of souvenirs and traditional Egyptian artifacts. The traditional Egyptian artifacts are such as sheeshas, colorful blown glass products, Gallabeyyas, belly-dancing costumes, spices and antiques. Souk El Attarine is specially for antiques. Collectors will have a great load of fun diving through the accumulated piles of historical relics in each shop. Keep in mind that it is forbidden to export any Ancient Egyptian antiquities from Egypt without a permit.

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Anfushi Fish Market Alexandria Egypt
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San Stefano Grand Plaza Alexandria
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Alexandria Nightlife Cafes Egypt

Alexandria Nightlife Cafes Egypt

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Alexandria Nightlife Cafes represented by The Opera House. In fact, the Opera House known as the Sayed Darwish Theater, since it named after Egyptian singer and composer. In fact, Sayed Darwish is the one who put music to the Egyptian anthem “Bilady, Bilady, Bilady”. Moreover, Alexandria Opera House is a small but amazing cultural venue of the Pearl of the Mediterranean. Furthermore, in 2000, the building put of Egypt’s National Heritage list. Consequently, it undergone seven years of thorough renovation works. It gave back its splendor to the delicately decorated premises of the opera.

Alexandria Nightlife Cafes also represented by Athineos. Founded in 1900, the Athineos is indeed one of Alexandria’s oldest coffee shops and restaurants. Located opposite Midan Ramla, the building still exudes its ancient charm. Moreover, it became over the past few years a favorite haunt of tourist groups touring the Pearl of the Mediterranean. Furthermore, lunches organized in a buffet setting within the restaurant’s huge dining room. If you plan to explore Alexandria at your own pace, try getting there in the early morning. That is when you’ll be able to enjoy all the quietness you need. You will be able gaze freely at the ornamental details of the place. The high decorated ceilings and walls, the Art-Deco furniture, the beautiful imposing columns and the Greek inspired sculptures.

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Alexandria Nightlife Cafes also represented by Sofianopoulo. Founded circa 1908 by M. Sofianopoulo, long before the Greek exodus in the mid 1930’s, the Sofianopoulo Coffee Store stands to this day on the western end of Saad Zaghloul Street in Alexandria. Today, the locale owned by Egyptians. Moreover, it houses the same old-style coffee grinding machines. In fact, the machines stood there 100 year ago and colossal sacks of odorant coffee beans. The beans come from all around the world. The shop is pretty wide and easily accommodates a few tables and chairs. But in fact, there is no place to sit in Sofianopoulo. Regulars and occasional visitors drink their freshly brewed espressos. In fact, it is  at the standing-only bar, or hunched at one of the shop’s counters.

Alexandria Nightlife Cafes also represented by Trianon Café. Try to wake up early someday, skip your hotel’s breakfast, and get yourself down to Midan Ramla in Alexandria. There, you’ll find Trianon Café which is one of the most famous Alexandria Nightlife Cafes. In fact, the place is there for decades, since 1905. The world renowned Greek poet Constantin Cavafy spent most of his free time at this very same place. In fact, it was in the early 20th century. It was when not working in the offices that located in the same building one floor above. Trianon Café famed to this day for its delicious continental-style breakfasts.

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Alexandria Golf

Alexandria Golf Egypt

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Alexandria Golf represented by The Sporting Club. It built in 1890 and is one of the oldest clubs in Egypt. In fact, in 1952, it taken over by the Egyptian government and converted to a national club. Alexandria Sporting Club managed by Mahmoud Hamdy, the chairman of the club. 97% of the club area occupied by a Golf course. Those with annual memberships, tourists or those who pay a daily entrance fee can play Golf. Summer memberships are also available.

Alexandria Sporting Club also has three swimming pools, tennis courts and equestrian area. Moreover, Alexandria Sporting Club has also basketball courts and football field. Moreover, it also has squash courts and many other facilities. Alexandria Sporting Club is one of the oldest Golf courses in Egypt. The colonial architecture of the club is a reminder of its glorious past. A camel and horse track still run around the course. Its fairways lined by huge trees, giving enough shade in a warm summer day. Course specifications include 18 holes, par 70 and 5965 yards. The Facilities include Pro shop, caddies, trolleys and club rental.

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