(the remains of old Siwa ) it was named shali in the siwan local dialect and was built by the siwans pending the 12 th century A.d they used it to defend themselves from other neighboring tribes. The remains of the city are in siwa square.

The Revelation Temple (the prophecy temple ) : it was built during the 26 th dynasty (Amazes age ) on a huge rock named Aghourmy. Lt is located about 3 kilometers to the east of siwa. The importance of this temple, dates back to the prophecy Alexander the Great received from the god Amoun during his visit to the god's temple at the beginning of his invasion to Egypt . The rest of the temple has not been completely excavated up till now because the settlers of the oasis have built many houses on that spot.