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Café Culture. Linger over coffee and pastry at the famous Grand Trianon Café.
The Seaside Promenade. Stroll or take a carriage ride along the seafront Corniche, taking in the faded glory of the turn-of-the-20th-century architecture.
A Seafood Meal. Order fresh seafood from the tantalizing choices on ice at Fish Market or Kadoura.
The Remains of an Ancient Wonder. Climb the parapet of Qayt Bay Fort, site of the famed ancient Pharos (lighthouse), for magnificent panoramas of the seafront.
Antiquities on Display. Visit the Greco-Roman Museum to explore artifacts excavated from ancient Alexandria.
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