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We parked right by the waterwheels in the center of Faiyoum, it was very disappointing with the plastic pipes and other plastic structure to the wheels that made them look so unauthentic. Do not bother with these as there are several others in Faiyoum that...More
We spent an hour searching for these waterwheels and were surprised to find it on the main street, close to stores and market. We asked twice to confirm that this the attraction we are after. We took couple of photos over there however the doesn't...More
Amazing water wheels more than 2000 years old.smart way of lifting water to high cultivation areas using the water current push power.
Don`t like the neglection of these water wheels in unprepared places not ready to receive visitors.
This is my home town. When we went there the first time I didn't expect much but then I read the famous book "The Alchemist" & I actually went there.
I would say the government REALLY should take more care of this BEAUTIFUL & historical...More