Tour Highlight: Ottoman Style Houses and Fort of Rosetta
Duration: 1 Day Trip
Type: Private or sharing – upon request
Pick up: Port Said Port
Drop Off: Port Said port or any other Egyptian port
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.
– Pick up and drop off from and to cruise exit door.
– All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
– Private Egyptologist guide speaking your language.
– Entrance fees for the all the included sites in itinerary.
– Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
– Egypt Visa.
– Tipping Kitty.
– Any extras not mentioned.
Be aware from great bargains at Rosetta local market with great prices and always be near to your guide and consult and seek the advice of your guide if you are not sure from any thing.
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