Mahatet El Raml
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Mahatet El Raml (Arabic: محطة الرمل) is a neighborhood in the Alexandria Governorate of Alexandria, Egypt. It centers on a large public square containing the main station of the Alexandria Tram. It is one of the primary centers for tourism, retail, and entertainment in the city.
One of the defining features of Mahatet el-Raml is the specialization of vendors along certain streets (e.g. sellers of electrical and electronic equipment congregate in Nabi Danial Street). These vendors also attract tourists, helped by the presence of several hotels, including international chains such as Sofitel, restaurants, and other entertainment and nightlife. The Alexandria Opera House and Alexandria Creativity Center, venues for traditional and non-traditional performing arts respectively, are also located in the district according to at least some definitions.
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