Cleopatra Spring

Cleopatra Spring in Siwa Oasis | Ain Guba


Cleopatra Spring is a natural hot spring, fed by natural water and is considered the best-known water springs in the area. In this spring, there is a belief that Queen Cleopatra took a shower in these waters accompanied by a landscape surrounded by palm trees and sand.

Following the trail that leads to the Oracle Temple and continuing beyond the Umm Ubayd Temple will take you to the most famous spring in Siwa. Crystal clear water gurgles in a large stone pool, which is a popular bathing place for both locals and tourists. A couple of lovely coffee shops have comfortable shaded seating areas and serve refreshments and delicious snacks; Bring your own picnic if you want to hang out.

It is a place that witnessed one of the most famous love stories in history between Cleopatra and Antonio. From one to the other, and through other openings in the roof of the rock, the sun's rays enter the water and heat it during the shower, and Cleopatra and Antonio go to the bathroom every time they come to Marsa Matrouh.

One of Siwa's most famous tourist attractions is a stone bath full of natural hot springs, and some claim that it is named after the Egyptian Queen who swam during her visit to Siwa.