If there is any landscape that has captured the imagination of the cultures around the world, it is Alexandria. Mythical, Magical, exotic, ancient- words would fall short of naming this city of Egypt. Once a centre of cultural and political power under Alexander the Great, the city has served gloriously as the capital of Greco-Roman empire and its name is writ large in the field of art, commerce and literature. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, its landscape has served as a port welcoming the growth of several empires that ruled this city. Today Alexandria is a tourist destination with its azure waters of beaches, the streets which have been modernized yet preserving the ruins of its ancient architecture. Immortalized by Cleopatra, the city never ceases to seduce its visitors with towering Pharos lighthouse one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and its Great Library, brimming with the archives of ancient knowledge, once a home to celebrated philosophers and artists. Roman theatre, citadel of Quaitbay,Pompey’s pillar are some of the attractions which will transfer you to the corridors of past. Visited by writers, poets and artists, the city has been captured many a times in the artistic pieces. An emblem of sheer resilience, the city’s charm will never fade away from public memory. With a good selection of hotels in all price brackets, the city offers excellent accommodation facilities. Tolip Hotel, Four Seasons, Paradise Inn Windsor Palace, Mercure Alexandria Romance, Plaza Hotel and Grand Royal Alex are some of the best hotels in the city offering luxury and convenience.