The village of Euhemeria is situated near to a modern village called Ezbet Afifi in the north-western part of Fayoum city between Philoteris and Theadelpheia archaeological sites, of which the exact locations are also known. Like most of the ancient Greaco-Roman towns in this part of the Fayoum, Euhemeria was founded in the reign of Ptolemy II (if not Ptolemy I) and was abandoned in the 4th century AD.Continue reading Euhemeria Qasr Banat Archaeological Site
The house is located on a long a small peninsula of land called Abu Neema projecting into Lake Qaroun in Fayoum. Owned by Hamdi Pasha Saif Al Nasr who was Egypt’s former minister of defense during the time of king Farouk, the house was intended to be used during the landlord’s periodic visits to his estate here.Continue reading Hamdi Saif al Nasr House
Among the sites in the former Themistou Meris, Theadelpheia sadly exhibits best the dramatic changes which have occurred in the ancient settlements in this part of the Fayoum since the beginning of the 20th century. When Francis Kelsey visited here in spring 1920. He walked along avenues which were lined by houses still standing up to their second floors.Continue reading Theadelphia (Batn Ihrit – Khawagat)
As to provide the Fayoum visitors with an ultimate Fayoum experience. Explore Fayoum founder, Mahmoud a.k.a Fayoumer, a local guide and a researcher based in Fayoum Governorate will take you on curated tours to explore fabulous Fayoum in different thematic itineraries to ensure an ultimate Fayoum experience. He will share with you his knowledge of the area and his interesting Fayoum stories.Continue reading Explore Fayoum Tours
The Golden Horn Island lies approximately in the middle of Lake Qaroun with an area of about 2 square kilometers. It is considered as an important fossils site in Egypt and an internationally important bird area.