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Very nice walk and view

It is 30 mins walk from international hot spring hotel. Very nice easy walk. You end up on a high... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Mohamed E
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Fascinating ruin-capped hill with a confused history

A low hill on the approach to Bawiti whose name means 'hill of the English', this is crowned with a... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
shaggyd0g1
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16 Sep 2016
“Very nice walk and view”
21 Jun 2016
“Fascinating ruin-capped hill with a confused history”
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You can walk/climb to the Gebel al Ingleez, north-east of Bawiti. At the flat top are the remains of a castle from the first world war, built by captain Williams to control the area. From the top, but also half way, you have a nice view at the...more
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It is 30 mins walk from international hot spring hotel. Very nice easy walk. You end up on a high point where there was a british security point in a.spot that oversees the whole oasis. We loved it but the ruins are not impressive in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A low hill on the approach to Bawiti whose name means 'hill of the English', this is crowned with a ruined house that was said to be built by the 'Englishman' (actually Australian) Claude Williams, first World War army captain and commander of the Light...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 12 April 2015

There is a bit of hike to get to final lookout area which is the remains of a basalt fortress built by British troops during WW1 as a lookout to monitor Libyan incursions but once there, the walk is worth it.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Ros B
Reviewed 21 December 2014

from this place you can get a great view for the sunset and the oasis with its wonderful palm trees fields

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank melansary
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Near Qasr el bawiti Hotel, this mountain was very nice we watched sunset on it and it was a good place to stay in for few hours

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Mahmoud A
Reviewed 4 August 2012

The place with history (there are ruins of a military post from WWII) and great views especially during sunset. We could relax there looking down the Oasis.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

This hike takes about 1 hour from the bottom and the view just before sunset is lovely. You need someone to drive you to the bottom so hire a driver for a few hours, its cheap.

Date of experience: April 2011
Thank enjojo
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