Top 5 activities when visiting a sunken city in Alexandria

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Alexandria’s submerged city Heracleion Thonis is one of Alexandria’s distinctive landmarks. Alexandria is not only rich in its effects on the city’s land, but also its impressive monuments extend to the depths of the seas.
The sunken city of Alexandria is located in the depths of the beach of Abu Qir region, and the city is believed to have sunk between the seventh and eighth centuries AD and was found during the nineties of the twentieth century, where divers and researchers managed to find many sunken monuments, including sculptures, ships, golden jewelry, etc. This site is considered One of the most important historical museums of Alexandria.
To find out the most important activities that you can do during visiting the sunken Alexandria monuments and the best nearby Alexandria hotels, just follow the following article.

Things to do in the sunken city of Alexandria

• Going down to the depths of the sea to visit the monuments is considered a pleasure and adventure in itself. During your trip, you can enjoy watching the Great Heracleion Temple, which was used in ancient times to worship the god “Amun” and the god “Hercules – Khonsu”.

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• You will also see the impressive ruins of the city that were built during the Ptolemaic period on the land of Alexandria.

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Among the monuments to be met in the sunken city are wooden ships and colossal statues of the gods and kings of the Ptolemies.

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• Do not forget to take pictures with statues or antiquities of the sunken city in Alexandria, so that you will keep a souvenir and documentation of your visit to this place, which you may not visit anywhere else.

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• You can also see some royal vessels and jewelry, some of which were made of gold.

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Hotels near the sunken city of Alexandria

Eastern Al-Montazah Hotel is one of the best 5-star Alexandria hotels. It is 5.1 km from Abu Qir.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

This hotel got a good rating for the elegance, location, view and staff, some mentioned the inconvenience problem at the hotel.
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Helnan Palestine Hotel is one of the best 5-star hotels in Alexandria, on the sea, just 4.8 km from Abu Qir.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

This hotel received a very good rating for the location, view, services and staff.
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The site of the sunken city in Alexandria

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