Qarun Lake is located on the northwestern part in Fayoum, is one of Egypt’s most treasured natural landmarks. During the reigns of Sesostris III and his son Amenemhat III (12th Dynasty), the area that’s now known as Al Fayoum was entirely covered by Lake Qarun. Both pharaohs dug a series of canals linking Qarun to […]

Hawara Pyramid was made for Amenemhet III of the 12th Dynasty in ancient Egypt and is located about 9 kilometers east of the oasis of Fayoum. Amenemhet III was the 6th Pharaoh of the 12th dynasty of the Middle Kingdom. He was the son of King Sesostris III and he ruled for 45 years. He […]

Karanis (Kom Oushim) is situated 30 km north of the city of El-Fayoum in Egypt. It is an important Greaco-Roman site; it is founded during the reign of Ptolemy II. It contains two Temples in the north and another in the south, both dating back to the Ptolemaic Period. It also contains lake which is […]

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