Tag Archives: Fayoum

Kom Ushim Museum

The Museum.

The Museum of Kom Oshim is located at the entrance of the Greaco-Roman town, Karanis. The museum was built in 1974 in an area of ​​280 * 160 m then it was expanded with ​​850 * 350 m by the supreme council of Antiquities. It was opened recently as part of the Antiquities ministry’s plan to develop and re-open museums that had closed, with a view to promoting domestic and international tourism.  Continue reading Kom Ushim Museum

Fayoum city ( Madinat Al Fayoum )

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824 – 1904 ), View of Medinet El-Fayoum, c. 1868/1870, oil on wood, Chester Dale Fund 2013.62.1

The city of Fayoum is the largest city in the Fayoum province and the Capital of the modern Fayoum Governorate. Originally called Shedet in Ancient Egypt, the Greeks called it Crocodilopolis or Krocodilopolis, the Romans called it Arsinoë and the Arabs Madinat Al Fayoum.  It is one of Egypt’s oldest cities, possibly the world and it was the seat of worship of the crocodile god, “Sobek”. Continue reading Fayoum city ( Madinat Al Fayoum )

The North of Lake Qaroun, Lost Land Adventure

The North of Lake Qaroun

north of lake qaroun

The northern shore of Lake Qarun in the Faiyum Depression, from Kom Aushim in the east to Quta in the west is one of the most archaeologically sensitive areas in Egypt. Continue reading The North of Lake Qaroun, Lost Land Adventure

Places to stay in Fayoum

Fayoum has a variety of lodges and hotels, we decided to provide for our visitors with an easy guide to most of these hotels, to help you decide where  to stay in Fayoum Oasis.  EGP for Egyptian Pound and USD for United states Dollar.  Prices are subject to be changed without prior notice, kindly check with the hotel for Rates and further information.

Firstly, Qaroun Lake  area



Website: link

Email: auberge.fayoum@helnan.com

Tel: (+20) 84-698-1200 / (+20) 84-698-1200

Fax: (+20) 84-698-1300

Location on map: link


Rome type Egyptians / EGP Foreigners / USD
Single 550 Garden

650 Lake

Double 650 Garden

750 Lake View

Triple 750



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