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The Traditional Siwa House

Siwa, Egypt
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Siwa
Type: Other
Description: This authentic home created from mud and wood displays all the trappings of a traditional Siwanese family.
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
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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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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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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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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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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