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very interesting, but not informative

Ruins of old Graeco Roman city, near the city museum. Easy to get when visit Al... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
wisnu315
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Cairo, Egypt
If you are interested in the Greco-Roman period...

A Greco-Roman site near the modern village of Kom Ushim, this has a museum which is mostly... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2013
eLaReF
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 Jul 2017
“very interesting, but not informative”
24 Nov 2015
“Lovely spot on the road to Fayyoum”
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Ruins of old Graeco Roman city, near the city museum. Easy to get when visit Al Fayyum. Unfortunately very little information available at site. The staff is nice and seem knows lot but they don't speak English. Having a guide will help lot to appreciate...More

Thank wisnu315
Reviewed November 24, 2015

its nice spot you can find on your way to Fayyoum, park your car and walk among 1000 years old city, you will get to see the Northern temple & southern one, also the open air disply, however the main museum is closed since 2011

Thank MohammedKhaled
Reviewed November 26, 2013

I visited in March 2011 (the date on the review is not correct). This site contains the ruins of an old Greco-Roman city. The city is pretty extensive, but there are only a few remains that are better preserved than others. There is a temple...More

2  Thank Zebra_45678
Reviewed July 19, 2013

A Greco-Roman site near the modern village of Kom Ushim, this has a museum which is mostly photographs and posters of the excavations, but it is cool!! There are 2 temples Southern and Northern, with the Southern being the larger and better 'preserved' The site...More

2  Thank eLaReF
Reviewed February 19, 2012

If you're tired of being surrounded by hawkers and fellow tourists while visiting ancient Egyptian ruins, check out Karanis which is several hours south of Cairo. The town's South Temple dates back to the 1st century BC, with a Roman temple built in 1 AD...More

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