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Kharga Oasis , Al Wadi Al Gadeed , Egypt. It is about 30 km. north of Kharga and near Qasr

Who built it :

It s a fortress was built during Roman times to safeguard the caravan route at Darb al-Arba'in




The name means 'monastery', and was used as such during the Christian era. Later, both Turkish and British troops occupied the fortress.. The fortress has twelve round towers with a walk way between them, and thus far, there has been little excavation of the site.