Western Desert Oases Sights

Temple of Alexander the Great

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

Surrounding this desolate ruin made of sandstone are more ruins of mud-brick storerooms and living quarters. The sanctuary contains the eroded reliefs of Alexander the Great depicted in pharaonic garb. His face and cartouche have, unfortunately, been obliterated by the elements.

Sight Information


5 km (3 mi) southwest of Bawiti, Bawiti, Giza, Egypt

Sight Details:

  • £E45, combination ticket for all local archaeological sites

Published 01/10/2017


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