Photos date between 1999-2003
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Flamingos in lake Qaroun
Lake Qarun is an internationally designated “Important Bird Area,” where thousands of migratory birds rest during their winter migration pattern south. Flamingos, grey herons, spoonbills and many duck species, to name a few, flocked to the lake during the fall. Continue reading Flamingos in Fayoum
Date of Announcement: 1989
Area: 1385 Km2
is one of Egypt’s richest and most treasured natural landmarks. Lake Qarun received its protectorate status, not only because of its obvious beauty and importance for birds and people, but also for its unparalleled historical, natural and scientific importance. Continue reading Qarun Lake National Park
The complex was built by the architect Anupy for king Senusert II in the 12th dynasty (Vivan,2000). It consists of the mud brick pyramid and eight mastabas to the north of the pyramid, and the so – called Queen’s pyramid.