Baharya Oasis

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It is an oasis in the Western Desert that is regarded as a part of 6th October Governorate currently. It locates about 300 km from Cairo and consists of a number of small villages including Bawiti which is the largest village and the capital of the oasis. The main economic resources of El Waha El Bahariya are mainly driven from agriculture and tourism. On its land, the oasis has ruins and necropolis that date back to the Pharaonic and Greco- Roman Periods. Baharya Oasis famous for the mystery of its’ Golden Mummies, mushroom shaped limestone area formed by the ancient winds, temple of Alexander the great, and natural hot springs that are famous for their healing effects.

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