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The Traditional Siwa House

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Interesting buildings

This is 1 of the attractions in this small oasis. The ruins are quite intact except for some wear... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Scubaholic777
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
The paintings on the tomb walls depic a strange mixture of Egyptian and Greek cultures.

It's definitely worth visiting. German archaeologists were working on it for some time now, it... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Nathan K
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Baumholder, Germany
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This authentic home created from mud and wood displays all the trappings of a traditional Siwanese family.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
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7 Sep 2016
“Interesting buildings”
7 May 2016
“The paintings on the tomb walls depic a strange mixture of Egyptian and Greek cultures.”
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Siwa, Egypt
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is 1 of the attractions in this small oasis. The ruins are quite intact except for some wear and tear but i would suggest to come hee with a guide. if not, you will not be able to appreciate the place without some history...More

Thank Scubaholic777
Reviewed 7 May 2016

It's definitely worth visiting. German archaeologists were working on it for some time now, it should be in a better shape than when I visited the place.

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 23 December 2015

An Extraordinary primitive place that depend of very simple materials and way of living. no electricity or any technology allowed

Thank Khaled K
Reviewed 12 July 2015

It is impressive to see this part of Egypt & know more about the culture. I was surprised even though I'm Egyptian but the culture is little different or we can say unique. They also speak the Amazeigh language but thank God they speak arabic...More

Thank Worldtraveler13-14
Reviewed 29 January 2015

It gives you information on how the people in Siwa used to live (and still) and you can see their instruments and rooms as if it is a live show of the interesting life style of the people of this place.And it will make you...More

Thank Egyptiano333
Reviewed 21 September 2014

One the best places i have been ever. You can find in one place a lot of history, amazing view and great pools.

Thank Leovisan
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We spend a great time to enjoy Siwa's heritage and traditional house arranging by Walid's company. It's amazing that Siwa is more peaceful, quiet and relaxing place compare to Cairo. It's really a good place to relax and enjoy apart from the city. We have...More

Thank cheralva
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Siwa oasis , a place where you find peace of mind , unpoluted inviroment,kind and premative people and way of life, a place to clear your soul from civilisation polution.

Thank MohamedAbouArab
Reviewed 22 November 2011

small, simple, not a big deal but gives a really nice overview of the area.

Thank WhereOnEarthLA
Reviewed 20 November 2011

I'm an anthropologist, so any taste of another way of life fascinates me. The Siwan House gives you a chance to see inside a traditional house and all its rooms. Sit on the carpets, imagine life in these spaces. Ask questions.

1  Thank bobinathens
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