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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Alexandria, you will drive through! Beautiful see view, but the traffic is heavy! Beautiful old buildings, but not good conserved!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice relaxing and enjoyable corniche. The weather is also great with fresh and clean air. It has some cafes located along the beach with one of the castles and couple of museums.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mohammedi34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The have great beach front, beautiful water but you feel bad as there is a lot of traffic on the corniche and too much old building not renovated that kills the charm Highly recommend they pay attention to this jewel

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WorldCT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The corniche was not simply a promenade along the water - it was everything. People brought their lunch/dinners here or purchased them from passing food carts, they played on the beach, they gathered with friends in sections of the corniche... And you have the unbelievable...More

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

It's easy just to watch time go by here but there is so much to see and a few hawkers to boot. Great for sunset viewing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The busy street with many cars producing humes make you uncomfortable to walk along the beach. Many shops and hotels line up along the road, but many apartment complexes are deteriorating with broken walls and tainted paints.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Alexandria have a different atmosphere in winter,The Sun shines most of the days then it is always a good chance to walk around the historic East port and the area of Stanley bridge.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tarek H
Reviewed 30 January 2019

the view and sea around you are fantastic but less fantastic is the road and the dirt on this main boulevard. i can compare the feeling of strolling here with the same feeling while being on the "malecon" in Havana.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yoav K
Reviewed 17 January 2019 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
1  Thank moinulbb
Reviewed 8 January 2019

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
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