Fodor's Expert Review Deir al-Kashef

Al-Kharga Ruins

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.


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Al-Kharga, New Valley  Egypt

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £E30, combined ticket with Bagawat Necropolis, Daily dawn–dusk