top of page
  • Writer's pictureMai Khder

The Siwan House | Siwa House Museum

The Siwan house roofs and entryways are made of palm wood, and mud and olive leaves help reinforce the rooftop against the rain. Most houses have two floors and a housetop patio, where they rest in the summer or sit at night for dinners and talks on the outside.


The Museum at Siwa is an illustration of how the popular house looks like in Siwa Oasis, Siwa House Museum additionally has an incredible collection of displays for everyday life instruments and decorations utilized by Siwan individuals.

The Siwan house ceilings and doors are made of palm wood, and mud and olive leaves help strengthen the roof against the rain. Most of the houses in Siwa as we can see them during Egypt Tours have two floors and a rooftop terrace, where they sleep in the summer or sit in the evening for dinners and chats in the open air.


The second floor of the house in Siwa has dormitories, a salon, and a kitchen. On the off chance that we go to The first floor through Egypt Day Tours for the most part has one room called the winter room, or "gharfit nshtee." It's a warm room since it's little, down underneath, and has small windows. On the cold winter nights, the entire family lounges around a heath called "al kor" – a plate of shining hot olive wood coals set in the room. The rooms of the places in better classes are large and high. Underneath there are two storage rooms are next to each other. It is only used to enter from outside the house from the street. They are used for storing garden tools and other things. The door used to be also from wood with a decorated lock. Most of the houses have a kitchen on the first floor. In the hot summer evenings, men used to sit outside their doors on low mud benches drinking tea and talking to each other. Siwa Oasis is not as close to Cairo as the White Desert and Bahariya Oasis, so so we can not read Siwa during Cairo day trips or Cairo Overnight tours, and we have to stay not less than 2 nights. If you're planning to visit Egypt, then you should consider reviewing our detailed Egypt travel guide, as it is a 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. The Siwan House is available during many of the Egypt desert safari trips and Egypt Travel Packages:


2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Tunis Village in El Fayoum Oasis

Tunis is a small beautiful location inside the Fayoum oasis and one of Egypt's finest and most natural sites. Find out more with Cairo Top Tours about the Oases of Egypt! Tunis village is a little bea

Shali Lodge in Siwa Oasis (Kenooz Shali)

Shali Lodge is a charming Siwian-style hotel situated in the heart of olive and palm-tree forest. The hotel is also named kenooz by the Siwan group. The city center is a five-minute walk away. Built w

International Hot Spring Hotel in Bahariya

Offering a heritage residence 2.4 kilometers from the Main Entrance, the International Hot Spring Hotel offers free private parking, a safe, and a tour desk. The building contains 45 rooms. The Site:

bottom of page