Qasr el-Baramuni

Qasr el-Baramuni

Qasr el-Baramuni is an ancient Roman settlement located in Kharga oasis in Egypt. It is dating back to the 3rd century AD. The remains include a square Roman fortress made of clay bricks in addition to a ruined dovecote (pigeons’ shelter).

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: New Valley Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 3rd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases

Date of Submission: 2015

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