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The Corniche is a glorious 3km walkway along the harbour dotted with restaurants, markets and historic sights.
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All reviews great walk cecil hotel mediterranean sea fresh air cafes and restaurants sea breeze nice view alexandria city stanley bridge very nice place stroll cars shisha cornish beauty seaside sellers
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Starts from the Citadel of Qaitbay and ends at Montaza Park, this beautiful road parallel to the Mediterranean Sea is splendid to watch. A lot of restaurants, markets and historical sites are on both side of the road. Walking along the corniche is a wonderful experience. Driving through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moinulbb
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the longest Corniche, that i have driven is the one in Alexandria. It stretches for 17 miles from West to East. On one end is the Park with the popular palace and Helnan Palestine Hotel, while on the other end the Citadel, constructed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Masood-Kheraluwala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The corniche is a must see from a horse and buggy - The Med is devine. The road is typical with smoggy cars, busy trip..and Egypt, but it is the heart and link to all the roads to fabulous food, souvenirs, and all the sights.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vitrell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This should be the highlight of Alexandria. Unfortunately, it's dominated by a multilane highway of honking, speeding traffic, which causes choking smog and forces pedestrians to run across the traffic in daring bursts to reach the sea (there are no functional pedestrian crossings). One of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank N O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a beautiful stretch of road, if only they could maintain all the buildings facing the sea. A lot of potential for the places to be made better if some good thought is put into it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nishiit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not easy to walk with the uneven surface and construction going on. However you do get to enjoy the panoramic view of the blue Mediterranean with colourful boats and the majestic Fort. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Noisy and too much traffic. lot of pollution and noise, agressive taxidrivers and cardrivers, motorcycles and vans. This could be different and the coastal area is still a garbage belt!!! shame on Alexander , shame on Egypt. Too much dirt everywhere you go, everywhere you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B4174KTjanc
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Visiting the corniche all depends on when and where you decide to pay it a visit. There is a lot of building work near San Stefano which spoils the view as well as the ability to actually sit anywhere. The closer you get to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hesham N
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Most of Corniche was dark without lighting, and not clean as well even the beach, needs more maintenance

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

A beautiful place plus mind soothing walk releases tension & gets peace. We can see local people doing fishing as well as clean Mediterranean sea with skylines and enjoy cool breeze.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rupawala
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