Spectacular Magic View In Qarun Lake Egypt

Published January 18, 2020

Rumble Known to locals as “The Pond” (El-Birka), the lake’s name may deriven from the horn (qorn) shaped peak on an island in the middle, but Fayoum is believe that it’s named after a character in the Koran, who was swallowed up by the earth as a punishment for being “exultant in his riches”.

The lake is favoured as a bathing resort by the local people and the season runs all year round however swimming is not recommended from January to April due to the cooler climate.