Tour Highlights: Ottoman Style Houses – Fort of Rosetta – Islamic Architecture
Duration: One Day Trip
Tour Type: Private / Sharing – Upon Request
Rosetta is the famous site where the Rosetta Stone was found by French soldiers in 1799. Rosetta lies 65 km Northeast of Alexandria. This town had been an extremely important military site since early times. The town has witnessed many important events in ancient as well as modern times.
Rosetta is considered a large open museum for Islamic architecture.
We will start our tour with sightseeing of some of the major sites of this village. Rosetta has many houses that were built in the Ottoman style. We will visit the House of Zebeda (who was a famous French crusade leader) to see its unique architecture.
We will move on to see the famous Fort of Rosetta It was in the relics of the Rosetta Citadel that an officer of the French forces found the Rosetta Stone which, when its inscriptions were deciphered, presented a key to ancient Egyptian writing.
Note: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen are recommended. Conservative attire (no tank tops or shorts) is suggested for this tour.Due to the nature of this tour, it is not recommended for guests with walkers or wheelchairs.. Tour order may vary between groups but all mentioned sites will be covered.
Valid till 31 December 2014
Children 0 – 5.99 years Free of Charge, 6 – 12 years will charge 50 % from Adult rate
Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
Met & Assist from & to your hotel at Alexandria.
All transfers by air condition vehicle.
Private Egyptologist tour guide (all languages).
Visit of the papyrus institute if available
Entrance to private rooms or areas inside any temple or Museum.
Tips to guide & driver.
Any Souvenir from any purchasing stop.
Entry Visa to Egypt which had to be handle from your side.
International Air tickets from & to Egypt.
Lunch at Sea view restaurant in Alexandria(10 USD per person,Any Extra Drinks or Beverage not included ) .