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Qasr al-Ghueita (Palace of the Beautiful One)

Qasr al-Ghueita (Palace of the Beautiful One) 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 20 km (12 mi) south of Al-Kharga, Al-Kharga
  • Phone: No phone
  • Cost: £E30
  • Hours: Daily 8–5
  • Location: Qasr al-Kharga

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