Lighthouse Of Alexandria Lighthouse is one of the most important and famous landmarks of Alexandria and one of the most popular and attractive tourist destinations in Egypt, which is a symbol of it and is also one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
The lighthouse of Alexandria was built between 280 and 247 BC by the Ptolemies and the height of the lighthouse was when it was built between 120 and 137 meters. As for its location, the Lighthouse of Alexandria is located on the land of Pharos Island in the eastern port city of the city near the famous Qaytbay Castle.

Things to do when visiting Alexandria Lighthouse

• Although the lighthouse was subjected to many earthquakes, most of which were destroyed, you can still see ruins of the lighthouse that will fascinate you with the distinctive design with its square base and long structure known in Greek style.

Lighthouse of Alexandria

• For more enjoyment, you can climb up to the central part of the lighthouse, where you have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful view of the sea that surrounds you from all directions and inhale the fresh air.

Lighthouse of Alexandria

• You have to take a walk on the corridor connected to the Lighthouse of Alexandria, which gives you the opportunity to relax and clear your mind amid the magnificent sea view, and also gives you the opportunity to take great pictures, whether for the lighthouse or for you with the background of the lighthouse and the sea.

The Lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

• You can take advantage of your visit to the Lighthouse of Alexandria, and a minute away from the lighthouse, visit the famous Qaitbay Citadel and take the most wonderful memorial photos to document your trip.

Lighthouse of Alexandria

• During your visit to the Qaitbay Citadel, do not miss the opportunity to rent a boat and sail in the surroundings of the castle and enjoy the view of the blue waters and inhale the fresh air, it is truly an exciting and enjoyable experience.

Lighthouse of Alexandria

Best hotels near Alexandria Lighthouse

Semiramis Hotel is one of the best 3-star hotels in Alexandria. It is 9.5 km away from Alexandria Lighthouse.
Reviews of Arab visitors at this hotel
The hotel is rated well for the location, staff, and view.
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Cherry Maryski Hotel is a 4-star hotel in Egypt, Alexandria, 9.7 km away from Alexandria Lighthouse.
Reviews of Arab visitors at this hotel
The hotel is rated good for breakfast, staff, hygiene, location. Some mentioned the problem of not having all the necessary facilities in the rooms.
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The location of the lighthouse on the map

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