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Address: near Bahariya Oasis, Bawiti, Egypt

tombs with a number of mummies

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Bahariya oasis - historical sites

It is a good idea to have a guide with a 4WD car to show you round the oasis. In fact, there are five monuments in the price of the museum ticket, all worth of visit. Besides... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 May 2015
Brno, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

During our visit to Bawiti we checked a pharonic cemetery and a pharonic museum which had few monuments. The two sights are very close to each other. They seemed deserted and we were the only visitors. The museum was really not worth the effort and the cemetery as well. If you go check any other pharonic sight in Cairo or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

It is a good idea to have a guide with a 4WD car to show you round the oasis. In fact, there are five monuments in the price of the museum ticket, all worth of visit. Besides that, the driver can you show round the oasis, which is quite big, including the Salty Lake, camel farm, English mountain, several hot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

This was a combined ticket for the Museum and the cemetery, and they are located across the street and down side streets from each other--only 5 minutes walk, but you must know where you are going. We had a guide, who gave us the history; there are no signs or information here, so hire a guide before you arrive. These... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2011

Both the cemetery and the remote museum can be seen for one price but they are a bit difficult to find from one another. The Golden mummies were quite a treasure to view.

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