Pompey´s Pillar Tours – Alexandria, Egypt

Pompey´s Pillar

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Hours : 9:00am-5pm

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The Pompey´s Pillar which was in fact erected to honor the emperor Dioclecian is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria. Besides that, it is also the largest pillar constructed outside Rome and Constantinople, which were the two capitals of the Roman Empire. This column is built of red Aswan granite and almost 27 m high.

 

 

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