The site is on the road to Marsa
Matrouh. It is about 25 kilometers (16 miles) west of
Alexandria. This was once an important
town from the Ptolemaic
Now what is left are the remains of a temple dedicated to
and a ruined lighthouse (See Image 1). The lighthouse is a
miniature version of the ancient Pharos.
Only left are the pylons and the outer walls of the temple.
The temple was also used as a church at some time, as some
remains prove it. At the site there is also an animal necropolis
baths built by Emperor Justinian.