Top Visiting Place in Alexander City

Alexander's birthplace and the capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedon.

Pella, Macedonia

A major center of culture and learning in the ancient world, Athens was a key stop on Alexander's journey.

Athens, Greece

The site of the legendary Gordian Knot, which Alexander was said to have cut with his sword.

Gordion, Turkey

The location of a major battle between Alexander's forces and the Persian army.

Issus, Turkey

Alexander conquered Egypt and founded the city of Alexandria, which became a major center of Hellenistic culture.


The ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire, Persepolis was burned by Alexander's troops.

Persepolis, Iran

Alexander made Babylon his capital after conquering the Persian Empire.

Babylon, Iraq