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First Time to Know & Visit

We visited the place with English speaking guide as we were accompanying Her Excellency the... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
hzorkany
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Cairo, Egypt
Very Pretty

A very interesting stop in Kharga and there were a few gorgeous painted tombs and churches. It's... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
lkrause8
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Los Angeles, California
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25 Apr 2018
“First Time to Know & Visit”
22 Oct 2017
“Very Pretty”
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Kharga, Egypt
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We visited the place with English speaking guide as we were accompanying Her Excellency the Ambassador of Czech Republic to Egypt. It was my first time to know that we have such tombs in this area and we enjoyed the tour very much.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A very interesting stop in Kharga and there were a few gorgeous painted tombs and churches. It's definitely worth the stop if you're here!

Thank lkrause8
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Bagawat now has one of the oldest churches in existence here in this necropolis. A chapel that was built around 350 BC and was used for services during the week and for burial "celebrations" for the Christians at the Oasis. There are two tombs with...More

Thank Steven W
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting. It has lots of ancient churches with very old paintings on the ceiling and intersting design and architecture.

Thank Mohamed E
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Reviewed 27 September 2011

Hundreds of mud-brick tombs of early Christians sit atop an earlier Egyptian necropolis. Well-preserved, It's among the very earliest Christian cemeteries anywhere. I'm a cultural anthropologist so was very interested in the interplay between Egyptian themes and Christian themes in the many colorful murals. The...More

4  Thank bobinathens
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