Alexandria, Egypt

Pearl of the Mediterranean closer in spirit to its north, not Middle Eastern neighbors. This city was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC Here is the Pharos Lighthouse (one of the wonders of the world), and here began a whirlwind romance of Antony and Cleopatra. Today, Alexandria offers a fantastic insight into the glorious past of Greece. In addition, there is an interesting mosque, a number of casinos on the Corniche (the street for walking), several beautiful gardens, modern and old traditional hotels.