Dakhla Oasis is located between Farafra and Kharga Oases. It is considered the most place includes picturesque in the western desert whereas it has beautiful verdant gardens of dates and olives.
What is Dakhla Oasis famous for?
The Village of Mut is the most important village in Dakhla Oasis. It got its name from the goddess Mut whereas it was the center for her worshipping.
The most popular tourist place in this village is the spa of the Bir Talata and therapeutic tourism whereas its water full of iron and sulfur.Deir El Hagar Temple is an Arabic word meaning in English the Stone Monastery. This temple was built during the Roman period. It was dedicated to worship Amun Re, Mut, and Khonsu.
The Village of Bashindi was used during the 11th and 12th centuries AD. It contains many decorated mud-brick houses attracting many tourists to visit. Sheikh Bashindi, the founder of the village, was buried in this city.
The mausoleum of Sheikh Bashindi was built on Roman Necropolis painted with the ancient Egyptian decorations.