Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Qasr Al Farafra

Badr’s Museum

Badr Abdel Moghny is a passionate 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 but in the most inventive wa…
Spring in Qasr Al Farafra

Ain Bishay

The Roman spring of Ain Bishay bubbles forth in the desert 10km southwest of Qasr Al Farafra. It has been developed into an irrigated grove of date palms together with citrus, olive, apricot and carob trees, and is …
Spring in Qasr Al Farafra

Bir Sitta

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 spills out into a larger tank. This is a good place for a night-time soak under …
Lake in Qasr Al Farafra

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 interesting bird life here, too. The turn-off for the lake is approximately 11km north…