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Temple of Dionysias (Temple of Stones)

Qasr Qarun, Qarun, Al Fayyum, Egypt
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An ordinary temple with a big storyyy

The thing is,from the outside its a normal looking temple in the sand and all that and its not... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
FS1414
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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Well worth a look!

If you are in the area (and you should be as Tunis village and Wadi Hitan are amazing) then do go... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Nakiboy13
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Cairo, Egypt
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27 Sep 2016
“An ordinary temple with a big storyyy”
10 Jun 2016
“Well worth a look!”
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Qasr Qarun, Qarun, Al Fayyum, Egypt
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The thing is,from the outside its a normal looking temple in the sand and all that and its not really a sight from the inside too but the story of that temple is really intresting. I do not want to give it all away and...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area (and you should be as Tunis village and Wadi Hitan are amazing) then do go and see Qasr Qarun. Not so hard to find and well restored thanks to the University of Siena the temple stands out from along...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

very nice place located in fayoum before the way to wadi rayan national park,i visit it 4 times,and want to visit it again

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Reviewed 16 February 2014

University of Siena, Italy, carried out extensive restoration work at the Greaco-Roman temple of Qasr Qarun (ancient name: Dionysias), making it one of the most interesting archaeological attractions of Fayyum. Unfortunately, no information is provided: no panels, no fliers.

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Reviewed 8 August 2013

This temple stands alone in the middle of the ruined town of Dionysias, just south of the western end of Lake Qarun, with the town surrounding it. You can climb to the roof to get a view of the town, but much excavation would be...More

2  Thank eLaReF
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