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The 4,300-Foot-Long walk

If being on the beach is too much to bear, but you love the sun, then we have a travel idea for you! Taposiris Magna in Egypt.

Taposiris Magna is a city established by Pharaoh Ptolemy II Philadelphus between 280 and 270 BC. The name means “great tomb of Osiris“, which Plutarch identifies with an Egyptian temple in the city.

After Alexander the Great conquered Egypt in 332 BC and established Alexandria, the city of Taposiris Magna became a center for religious festival of Khoiak. The Ptolemaic Kingdom, the last Egyptian dynasty, was established following this, as a Greek state during this Hellenistic Period that lasted until the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BC.[1] [2] Napoleon arrived in Egypt during 1798 and he conducted a survey of the architecture of the city of Alexandria and Taposiris Magna. After the Ottoman Empire conquered the city in 1801, Governor Mohammed Ali of the Khedivate of Egypt decided to rebuild the modern city of Alexandria atop the ruins of the old city.

In the twentieth century, excavations of the site were started under the Italian, Evaristo Breccia.[3] Callisthenes states that Alexander the Great visited the city on his way to Siwa Oasis, which gives credence to the theory that there must have been a town there in the Hellenistic period.[4] (Content courtesy of

Simply incredible.
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