Alexandria

Alexandria Travel Guide

Articles about Alexandria

By Diane Selkirk

We’ve catalogued cutting-edge and historic libraries, from Australia to Vienna.

By Michael Z. Wise
Poised amid the crumbling buildings that line the beachfront of Egypt’s second-largest city, the hypermodern reincarnation of the ancient library of Alexandria looks as if it dropped from outer space. The disc-shaped design, by Norwegian firm Snøh...

Hotels in Alexandria

The setting for much of the Alexandria Quartet novels, with many rooms overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Restaurants in Alexandria

Plush, decades-old mainstay specializing in Greek dishes.

Things to do in Alexandria

What Lies Beneath: Three levels of burial chambers dating back to the 2nd century A.D. An impressive architectural achievement, its three levels of tombs reach a depth of 100 feet.