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Address: Raml Station Square | At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular...

Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and gray marble.

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Can be viewed from outside

This amphitheater can be seen from outside for the budget conscious traveler. There is a lot of other focus points in Egypt

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Lephalale, South Africa
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Lephalale, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This amphitheater can be seen from outside for the budget conscious traveler. There is a lot of other focus points in Egypt

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I need to put this in perspective. I am Australian and we DO NOT have Roman Ruins anywhere let alone in the middle of a city. That makes this fantastic in the first instance. Secondly it is a great place where you can really get a feel for how people lived and shopped and played. A small but fantastic site.... More 

Thank Supercindy01
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Roman site was unearthed in the downtown area of old Alexandria. You literally walk back into time...you descend a stairway to the original street level of this amphitheater site. You can stand a a stone and hear your echo...perfect acoustics. Imagine yourself as an ancient orator talking to your audience--quite an experience! Pay the 40 LE to go into... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

How cool it was to stand on the perfect acoustic location in an amphitheatre and hear the sound. Loved that our guide Emad Saleem (Memphis Tours) took us to this wonderful spot to hear what it sounded like. The entire park here is wonderful and you get a sense of what the Roman community must have been like. There are... More 

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The attraction itself is a good amount of Roman ruins and an amphitheater, you can save yourself the 40ep and check it out through the fence and get the same idea and a few puctures.

Thank Metadasius
New York
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Me and my son who is crazy about history visited all the history site in Alexandria. One of them was the Roman Amphitheater. The Egyptian government spent time and money to make look very nice and made the visit easy and accessible. We enjoyed the visit and spent such great time there.

Thank Abbady A
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The Roman Odeum,the amphitheater is the only monument that exists in Alexandria and probably in Egypt originally dating from the 2bd century AD was casually discovered while some Egyptian workers were digging to construct a government building. Maybe just a place to visit for historical interest. Dr. Javed Rasheed

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

its located near the museum. u can visit here if u have some time. not big but well maintained and clean. u can take pic here as well. u can spend like 30 mins here max.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

There are several ancient ruins including a small Roman theatre, remnants of a Ptolemaic temple and mosaic flooring of a wealthy Roman mansion known as the Villa of the Birds. Entry fee LE40. Photography permitted.

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Kargil, India
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

It is worth a try for some photo sessions but other than that there is not much to see there. There are also tunnels near to it.

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