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EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY contains the graves of men who died at all stages of the Western Desert campaigns, brought in from a wide area, but especially those who died in the Battle of El Alamein at the end of October 1942 and in the period...more
Markaz Al Alamein | Matrouh, El Alamein 51718, Egypt
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I took a taxi from Alexandria west, to visit the WWII battlefield of El Alamein. I loved Alexandria, and had read about this historic place to visit. There is a museum dedicated to the battle, and I also visited the Commonwealth cemetery just east of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I had wanted to visit this site for years but the location made it difficult. I am so glad that I was finally able to come. The cemetery is obviously very different from the ones in Europe but still very beautiful. You can see graves...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 869Kelly
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This was a must do for me during our recent visit to Egypt. An opportunity to say thank you and spend a bit of time with some of our finest. We drove from Cairo, about 4 hours each way. With a few hours added on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank StevefromNorthLakes
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Security is still an issue but the Egyptians are doing their best to make you feel safe. Cemetery is immaculate, we went with veterans snd the site access was difficult for wheelchair access with a fairly long gradient and gravel to the entrance from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jackieb724
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Tens of thousands of young men were killed as result of leaders greed. it was a big katastrophy and the scene of the tombs fills the soul with sorrow

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank azsultan
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

It s the first time for me to visit this place but I insisted to show it to my kids to know what wars do and how many person killed Anyway it s an important place to visit and remeber the second world war And...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

After a 106km drive from Alexandria on a dusty coastal road through the desert, it was a relief to finally reach the El Alamein township. Our mini-bus stopped briefly outside the War Museum but we didn’t go inside, staying only long enough to pick up...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Funambulator
Reviewed 22 May 2018

this is a wonderfully kept up cemetery, They are doing a wonderful job considering where it is at, so out of the way and all. Make sure and sign the little rememberance book so they know people are still coming and make sure and pair...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank boo98
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I had been to the cemetery as a child many years ago with my family and aunt. The photos taken at the time were stunning. I was shocked to see how weathered the memorials and headstones were. My first visit was less than 20 years...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank pm55uk
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Stark and somber place lying in the desert sun. Over 7300 graves, cremated remains of 600 more, and a memorial to the 8500 whose remains weren't recovered are located here. There are monuments to the men of various countries of the Commonwealth. The entire site...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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I had no problems whatsoever about feeling secure. The cemetery was not crowded with tourists as it is a distance from Alexandria. I of course had a private driver and guide who spoke fluent English. There is military... More