14/41.- Alexandria, al-Corniche, the harbor 2


In this photo you can see the old harbor of Alexandria. As you can see, fishermen still come here everyday to earn their living. In the right you can see the Fort of Qaitbay.

The Fort of Qaitbay was constructed on the site where the old lighthouse of Alexandria used to stand. This fort is a mixture of middle age styles and of the original lighthouse design. We will now take a closer look at this fort, and learn something about the history of the lighthouse ...


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