Qasr al-Farafra's tumbledown Roman fortress was originally built to guard this part of the desert caravan route, though these days all...
Abu Nuss Lake
During the stifling heat of summer, a plunge in Abu Nuss Lake offers instant relief from hot and sweaty afternoons. There's some...
This sulphurous hot spring 6km west of Qasr al-Farafra is a popular pit-stop. Water gushes into a jacuzzi-sized concrete pool and then...
Nothing fancy. Just a friendly joint dishing up cheap-as-chips felafel and fuul.
off Sharia al-Mardasa · interesting places nearby
Badr’s Museum information
Badr Abdel Moghny is a self-taught artist whose gift to his town has become its only real sight. Badr’s Museum showcases his work, much of which records traditional oasis life. His distinctive style of painting and sculpture in mud, stone and sand has won him foreign admirers; he exhibited successfully in Europe in the early 1990s and later in Cairo.