Sarapeum (Serapeion), Alexandria

#10 of 17 in Historic Sites in Alexandria
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Ptolemy I founded the great Temple of Serapeum dedicated to the Greek-Egyptian god Serapis around 300 BC. It stood for over 600 years as one of the most important religious and intellectual centers...  more »
  • If you visit the Sarapeum, you will see Pompey's Pillar. If you visit Pompey's Pillar, you will be in the Sarapeum. It's pretty much all in the same location. This spot housed a large temple with...  more »
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