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Near The Village of Qarun, Al Fayyum, Egypt
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

We visited Qasr Qarun while touring Fayoum Oasis area & the Wadi’s Al-Hitan & Al-Rayan. There are so many very special sites like this one in Egypt that only the fervent Egyptology crowd knows about. Quite interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

The place is a must see location, the view from above is great and the building itself is amazing, there is not much to do there but being is such an ancient and huge location is very intriguing for the mind

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kareemmallah
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It was really interesting to visit this place and know about our country’s history and heritage. I consider this place as one of the hidden gems in Fayyoum. It is also very close to the city and doesn’t need much time to reach there.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank 335hazemK
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful temple with a interesting history. We got a guide who told us the history of the temple.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AlexandraM3424
Reviewed March 25, 2018

If u love history and archaeology u will like this temple. it is empty from inside so all is left to ur imagination. next to is an unexcavated area which the italian univeristy of siena is to uncover it soon (hopefully) what saddened me was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank lamia a
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Some say this is one of the palace owned by Pharaoh. Other claim this belongs to Tarun, the richest man during his time. The lake nearby is where all his assets are believed to be buried. The building is five storey high but two of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank DeenHanafi
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a not in as good of shape as others but check it out if you have time. There are good carvings here.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank sandib589
Reviewed September 21, 2016

The temple carry the same name of Qaroun lake, its view on the lake is a great view, the columns, the walls are still in a good condition

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Silverboy_90
Reviewed April 24, 2016

I t is a great place to visit in Fayoum oasis, The temple carry the same name of Qaroun lake, its view on the lake is a great view, the columns, the walls are still in a good condition, It is great to visit it...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank WorldtouradviceEgypt
Reviewed January 27, 2016

maybe foreigners will love it,,but as a local egyptian i didnt find much to enjoy..only rocks in dessert

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank 157omark
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