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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.
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
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.
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
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
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