Fayum

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Fayum is a city in Lower Egypt to the west of the Nile. Only 90 kilometers from Cairo!

Get in[edit]

By microbus from different regions in Cairo e.g. Ramsis Square and also from different regions in Giza e.g. El-Remaya Square (Shotting Square)and El-Moneeb

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • The Valley of the Whales -
  • Wadi Rayan Protected Area ( Waterfalls - round hills - Springs area - lakes - bird watching ) -
  • Medinet Madi Archaeological Park -
  • Karanis -
  • Lake Qaroun -
  • Temple of Qasr Qaroun -
  • Pottery Village of Tounes -
  • El Nazla pottery Village -
  • Hawara Pyramid ( last Pyramid in Egypt! ) -
  • Lahun Pyramid -
  • Seila Pyramid -
  • North of Lake Qaroun ( Qasr Sagha temple - Greaco Roman city of Dimeh - Petrified Forest - Cannon Balls Valley ) -
  • Qaitbey Mosque in Fayoum city
  • Lahun Barrage -
  • Archangle Ghabriel Monastery -
  • Hanging Mosque, Fayoum city -
  • Waterwheels, Fayoum city

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

  • Local crafts of Fayoum
  • Glazed Pottery ( Tounes Village, South west of Lake Qaroun )
  • Pottery ( El Nazla village , Ibshaway )
  • Carpets ( Desya Village )
  • Palm products ( Al A'lam -Ka'aby )
  • Patch work ( Khalta village , South west of Lake Qaroun )

Eat[edit]

  • You can find local food of Fayoum in one of the Eco lodges in Tunis village and the restaurants in lake Qaroun!
  • Fast food is also served in all the restaurants of Fayoum city,

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Hotels in Fayoum varies from 5 star hotel to Eco lodges

  • Helnan Auberge Du lac *****
  • Panorama Shakshok hotel ****
  • Oasis hotel -
  • Mandara Eco lodge -
  • Zad el Mosafer guest house Tunis village -
  • Sobek eco lodge tunis village -
  • Palm Shadows tunis village -
  • Montazah hotel, Fayoum city -
  • Honey Day, Fayoum city -
  • Queen hotel, Fayoum city -
  • Pastrodos Hotel, Fayoum city -
  • Zowarah Camp, Wadi Rayan protected area

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