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El Qasr Village in Bahariya Oasis

Al-Qasr Islamic Village, one of the oldest Egyptian cities in the Bahariya oasis, contains houses, markets, gates, and castles that display its architectural importance and striking antiques.

The Islamic village of El-Qasr, the first to receive Islamic tribes in oases in 50, with the remains of a mosque from the early century AH, which was flourished in the Ayyubic period and was named as the Oasis City, with the name linked to the palace, is located in Northeastern Dakhla Oasis, some 35 kilometers from the city of Mut, the Capital of the oasis.


It is considered one of the largest Islamic monuments as it is the only remaining model for Islamic and civil towns and architecture in the period of the Ottomans. The town has an important history of the important town, with a wide variety of historic documents and constructions.

El-Qasr has been built in accordance with the coordinated plan which has been introduced at that time and these buildings still exist, a proof of the ingenuity of Islamic cities, which decreases in the summer the temperature of the Islamic village and is warm in the winter. If you're planning to visit Egypt, then you should consider reviewing our detailed Egypt travel guide, as it is a very unique experience during Egypt Tours that is not comparable with any other things to do in Egypt. You can enjoy one of the Classic tours in Egypt, which all travelers would like to cruise the Nile River during Christmas tours in Egypt or while the best weather during Easter tours in Egypt. Covering most of Cairo day trips, Luxor day tours in addition to Aswan excursions, that is why our travel information section is meant to useful before proceeding with Egypt's best tours for those who seek culture, history of Egypt, and luxurious accommodation while sailing the Nile Valley.

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