Faros sky lighthouse – one of the Seven Wonders of the World, built in a bay of the city of Alexandria, on the island of Pharos during the time of the Egyptian Pharaoh Ptolemy I apply.

In 332 BC Alexander of Macedon conquered Egypt, and immediately there was a need for new capital of the state. She became Alexandria.

A place for new capital was chosen with great care. To the city does not clog up debris and silt brought from the Nile, Alexandria was built away from the river, not far from Lake Mareotis. Between the Nile and Martinson paved channel, which allows courts to move as the Nile and the Mediterranean Sea?
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