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Western Desert Oases Sights

Qasr al-Ghueita (Palace of the Beautiful One)

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

A Persian temple built on an earlier pharaonic site and continued under the Ptolemies, this sandstone temple was dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The fortress was later used by a Roman garrison, who beefed up its mud-brick enclosure wall.

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20 km (12 mi) south of Al-Kharga, Al-Kharga, Egypt


/No phone; /No phone

Sight Details:

  • £E30
  • Daily 8–5

Updated 12/31/1969


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