Abu Nuss Lake
If you’re hanging around in the summer, a plunge in cool Abu Nuss Lake offers instant relief from oppressive afternoons. You might see...
A popular stop is Bir Sitta, a sulphurous hot spring 6km west of Qasr al-Farafra. Water gushes into a jacuzzi-sized concrete pool and...
The Roman spring of Ain Bishay bubbles forth from a hillock on the northwest edge of town. It has been developed into an irrigated grove...
Badr’s Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Badr Abdel Moghny is a self-taught artist whose gift to his town has become its only real sight. Badr’s Museum features loads of his interesting 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.