El Dakrour Mountain is one of the most admired mountains in Egypt that locates to the south west of Siwa Oasis in Marsa Matrouh. It encloses two cemetries that date back to the ancient Egyptian times: El Mawta Mountain or the Dead Mountain with its six necropolises of attractive colorful paintings, and Qresht Area eastward Siwa with some remains dating back to the Greek and Roman Period. Nowadays, the area of El Dakrror Mountain is renowned as a place for therapeutic tourism since it provides a full range of facilities for curing illnesses including rheumatism by covering the body of the person in hot sand for a certain period. El Dakrour Mountain area receives a large number of visitors during the annual celebration after the harvest season that remains for three days.
Amoun Temple At Siwa Oasis
In the village of Agurmi, in Siwa Oasis, stands the Temple of Amoun, also known as the Temple of the Oracle. During the Persian occupation, the priests of Amoun pronounced a prophecy that a son of god Amoun will come and free Egypt out off the Persian hands. When Alexander the Great, who was on war