CAIRO: Prince Consort of Denmark Henrik and his wife Queen Margrethe visited Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA), Youm7 reported.
The BA gifted the Prince a group of publications, including a book of rare photographs on Egypt and others books discussing on Cairo in the 19th century and the 20th century.
Prince Henrik expressed his admiration for beauty of Cairo at that times, he also visited library’s museums, including the Manuscript museum.
The Prince listened to a brief on the library history and saw archaeological statues placed there.
During his visit to Alexandria, the Prince and the Queen visited The Citadel of Qaitbay, and the amphitheatre, the Royal Jewelry Museum, and Alexandria National Museum.
On Feb. 19, 2014, Prince Henrik had paid Egypt’s Aswan a visit and toured ancient archeological sites, and visited Magdi Yaqoub Heart Center, according to Egypt’s State Information service.