Deir al-Kashef (Monastery of the Tax Collector)
Deir al-Kashef (Monastery of the Tax Collector) Review
The mud-brick monastery overlooks one of the most important caravan crossroads in the Western Desert. The imposing ruin contains a honeycomb of hermit cells and once stood five stories tall. Below it are the ruins of a small church.
- Address: 4 km (2½ mi) north of Al-Kharga, Al-Kharga
- Cost: £E30, combined ticket with Bagawat Necropolis
- Hours: Daily dawn–dusk
- Location: Qasr al-Kharga