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Archaeological landmarks in Egypt .. Pharaoh's bath

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Archaeological landmarks in Egypt .. Pharaoh's bath

Natural sulfur springs in the Arab Republic of Egypt are located 250 kilometers from the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

This region, which is located in South Sinai Governorate, is distinguished by its moderate climate and unique location on the shore of the Gulf of Suez, in addition to the sanctity of the region and its special place in the hearts of adherents of the three monotheistic religions, Islam, Christianity and Judaism alike.

Pharaoh's baths are a group of springs that include 15 springs from which hot water flows from inside a cave in the mountain near the beach in the form of a pool of about 3000 cubic meters per day.

It extends on the beach with a length of 100 meters and is adjacent to the sea water and the temperature of the water flowing from Al Ain reaches about 92 degrees Celsius, and it is the hottest among the 1450 springs, springs and hot wells in Egypt.

The results of the analyzes that were conducted on the water flowing from these eyes, chemically and bacteriologically, proved its validity and high effectiveness in treating many diseases such as rheumatoid, rheumatism, bone and joint pain of all kinds, diseases of the digestive system, liver, kidney diseases, respiratory diseases and skin diseases, in addition to its benefits and effectiveness when used in Cosmetic purposes.

The chemical analyzes also showed that the water contains high concentrations of the element sulfur that exceeds the rates of its counterpart in the mineral water found in sulfur springs anywhere in the world.

According to studies conducted at the Sinai Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotels on sulfur springs in general in Sinai, the best time to use and enjoy eyes is just before sunset and sunrise, while it is advised not to be exposed to the sun much while swimming in those eyes.

Pharaoh's Bath Caves

It is located next to the sulfur springs in the Pharaoh's Baths, which is a cave area that was subject to the Antiquities Protection Act in 2009, after two archaeological caves dating from the early Byzantine period or the dawn of Christianity were discovered.

And their importance is due to the fact that they contain writings and inscriptions in the ancient Greek language and drawings of saints, priests and monks, and those caves were a safe haven for them to escape Roman persecution.

There are claims to exploit these caves and equip them as a tourist attraction, to bring tourists from most countries of the world to them for hospitalization and tourism.