Shali Fortress In Siwa

Check Availability

Refresh

Shali Fortress In Siwa, Shali Fortress In Siwa is one of the best attractions in Egypt, it is located in Siwa oasis, one of best laces for adventure tours in the world, Shali fortress is built on a natural rock, an inselberg, made of mud, salt, brick and palm logs, the remains if Shali fortress are dating to the 13th century, Shali fortress have risen 60 meters above the ground level of Siwa oasis, Shali fortress was built on and around mountainThe fortress was built by a local material called Kershef, which is composed of large chunks of salt from Siwa lake mixed with rock & plastered  in local clay )
The area was inhabited by hundreds of families, but in 1926 , three days of rain 
damaged many houses , then the inhabitants moved to other houses in Siwa oasis,  but more comfortable with electricity & running water. 

Shali Fortress In Siwa