The largest Mediterranean city with 5.4 million inhabitants. Alexandria had been always a major player in the history of cultures and civilizations around the Mediterranean.
It is highly recommended that your plan to visit the city extends for more than just a day trip. Many travelers fall in this trap, however, Alexandria deserves at least one night. If you can squeeze 2 nights, it will be great, you will explore at ease and make it a culturally rich experience.
Qaitbay Fortress, Alexandria.
Ancient ruins in Alexandria.