Qasr Ain Umm ed-Dabadib
At around 40km north-west of el-Kharga, at the base of the northern escarpment, Ain Umm el-Dabadib is in a remote region of the oasis which lay on the Darb Ain Amur, the ancient route to Dakhla Oasis. Here, a small but impressive fortress once surrounded by a large well-populated settlement remains one of the most impressive sites in North Kharga. The site includes an Egyptian-style temple, a Christian church, several cemeteries and a vast irrigation system.
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