The closest springs to central Bawiti are the so-called Roman springs, known as El-Beshmo, beside El-Beshmo Lodge. The view over the...
Oasis Heritage Museum
That giant sandcastle-looking-thing, 3km east of town on the road to Cairo, is Mahmoud Eed’s Oasis Heritage Museum. Inspired by Badr’s...
Tomb of Bannentiu
Consisting of a four-columned burial chamber with an inner sanctuary, this tomb is covered in fine reliefs depicting Bannentiu in...
Popular is Bawiti's main restaurant option, but standards have slipped and their set meals are now hugely overpriced. On a good note,...
Sharia Safaya · interesting places nearby
Horass Handcraft information
Sells some locally made crafts, including hand-decorated pouches cleverly marketed as ‘mobile phone holders’ or, our favourite, ‘guidebook holders’. It also has standard adorned traditional Bedouin costumes and camel-hair socks. If the shop is closed, knock on the door directly across the street.