Start your lovely day by meeting your guide at your hotel, take your high way from Cairo (about 3 hours' drive each way),arrive to the famous city then you will start exploring the city with your tour guide who will explain for you the old history of Alexandria.
starting by necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences.
Due to the time period, many of the features of the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa merge Roman, Greek and Egyptian cultural point.
Some statues are Egyptian in style, yet bear Roman clothes and hair style whilst other features share a similar style.
A circular staircase, which was often used to transport deceased bodies down the middle of it, leads down into the tombs that were tunneled into the bedrock during the age of the Antonin emperors (2nd century AD)the facility was then used as a burial chamber from the 2nd century to the 4th century,
before being rediscovered in 1900 when a donkey accidentally fell into the access shaft.
to date, three sarcophagi have been found. duration: 3 hours admission ticket included.