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Address: Siwa, Egypt
Description: This authentic home created from mud and wood displays all the trappings...
This authentic home created from mud and wood displays all the trappings of a traditional Siwanese family.
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Simple and nice

It gives you information on how the people in Siwa used to live (and still) and you can see their instruments and rooms as if it is a live show of the interesting life style of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
Egyptiano333
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Alexandria, Egypt
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It gives you information on how the people in Siwa used to live (and still) and you can see their instruments and rooms as if it is a live show of the interesting life style of the people of this place.And it will make you understand more the culture of the oasis and explains a lot of things you see... More 

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Sorocaba, SP
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

One the best places i have been ever. You can find in one place a lot of history, amazing view and great pools.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We spend a great time to enjoy Siwa's heritage and traditional house arranging by Walid's company. It's amazing that Siwa is more peaceful, quiet and relaxing place compare to Cairo. It's really a good place to relax and enjoy apart from the city. We have professional tour guide Hazen and driver who drive us across desert. We have also excellent... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Siwa oasis , a place where you find peace of mind , unpoluted inviroment,kind and premative people and way of life, a place to clear your soul from civilisation polution.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

small, simple, not a big deal but gives a really nice overview of the area.

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Nokomis, Florida
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169 reviews 169 reviews
68 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

I'm an anthropologist, so any taste of another way of life fascinates me. The Siwan House gives you a chance to see inside a traditional house and all its rooms. Sit on the carpets, imagine life in these spaces. Ask questions.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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259 reviews 259 reviews
68 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

As modern life encroaches on this area and the new road from Cairo is completed this museum is going to be so important. At some time in the future it may be all that is left of traditional ways of life in this desert area. The owner has good English and is most informative. A gem of a place and... More 

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