Shallalat Gardens is a central park east of downtown occupying a big area of Al Shatby neighborhood in Alexandria. The park was originally designed by Nubar Pacha one of Muhammad Ali family's Prime Ministers. It drives its fame from the ancient Alexandrian defensive wall it houses. It is said that this is the only place in Alexandria that still has traces of the Hellenistic wall.Away from its historical significance, Shallalat Gardens is a preferable destination for Egyptians who picnic in its manicured shrubs and trees that are manicured into various shapes. It is also renowned for its high and low levels and waterways.