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Explore Ar Rawdah in Egypt

Ar Rawdah in the region of Al Fayyūm is a town in Egypt - some 45 mi or ( 73 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Ar Rawdah is now 01:49 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beersheba, and Wana al Qiss. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Gaza . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ar Rawdah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Mario Saveri Entering the red Pyramid, entrando na pirâmide vermelha ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Karanis, located in modern Kom Aushim, was an agricultural town in Graeco-Roman Egypt, located in the northeast corner of the Fayum. "It was one of a number of towns established in the Arsinoite nome under Ptolemy II Philadelphus as part of a scheme to settle Greek mercenaries among the indigenous Egyptians and to exploit the potential fertile Fayum basin".

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Located at 29.52 30.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt


Located about 100 km south of modern Cairo, Meidum or Maidum is the location of a large pyramid, and several large mud-brick mastabas.

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Located at 29.39 31.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former world's tallest buildings, Populated places in Egypt

Gerzeh culture

Gerzeh, also Girza or Jirzah, was a predynastic Egyptian cemetery located along the west bank of the Nile and today named after al-Girza, the nearby present day town in Egypt. Gerzeh is situated only several miles due east of the lake of the Al Fayyum. The Gerzean culture is a material culture identified by archaeologists. The Gerzean is the second of three phases of the Naqada Culture, and so is called Naqada II.

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Located at 29.45 31.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Ancient Egyptian palettes, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Predynastic Egypt

Fayoum Stadium

The Fayoum Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Fayoum, Egypt. It is used mostly for football and serves as the home stadium of Misr El Makasa. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

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Located at 29.32 30.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Football venues in Egypt, Multi-purpose stadiums in Egypt

Fayoum University

Fayoum University (FU) is a public university located in the Egyptian city of Al Fayoum in northern Egypt. From 1976 to 2005, Fayoum University was a public institution within the University of Cairo. In August 2005, it was established as an independent campus with 2,000 faculty members and enrollment of about 25. 000 students. The city of Fayoum is an oasis located approximately 63 miles southwest of Cairo and is noted for its agricultural production and tourism.

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Located at 29.32 30.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 2005 establishments in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 2005, Faiyum, Universities in Egypt