In seventy kilometres from the city of BARIS El-Hargi ("Baris" is said) it is called in honour of the capital of France though being grazed goats and neasfalti-rovanny streets look a jeer over the poster welcoming guests of "Paris". For two kilometres to the small town you will pass the thrown village Baris Gedida (New Baris), made a fresh start by the 1960th architect Hasan Fatkhi and based on principles of classical architecture of an oasis, including air mines for cooling of a market square. To chagrin, work has been suspended during Six-day war of 1967 and did not renew any more therefore initial settlers have left soon. Now starenky Baris will develop further when the channel of Sheikh Zaid which Naser submits water from the lake will reach Hargi, entering into a hollow in Barisa.
The solid residence and a usual food can be found in moderate Rest house Amrit Baris (092/796-3015, мобильный012 3766837;), where the personnel can advise the local driver to bring you to the temple of Souls to 23 km. Count on 30 pounds for the road there and back and expectation. Guests with the vedovy car can make an entertainment trip on the road, on a route which departs from the highway to the East from Baris Gedida and conducts to Ayn Tafnis (14 km). Tafnis is one of 2 sources in an oasis which about 200 m over hollow level are at height, have been placed on a mountain ledge of a slope. In blizkoraspolozhenny caves it is possible to find the Greek, Arab and Coptic inscriptions, and all vicinity is covered with clay crocks.
Further two villages are broken into the South by a sand crest and connected by history. More than 5 centuries of Max BAHRI (Northern customs) and Max KIBLI (The southern customs) lived at the expense of Darb al-Arbain passing on using ill fame, or to the Road is forty days, receiving charges for each slave entering into an oasis, selling products and being engaged in procurement for owners of caravans. Now in any village did not remain role traces in trade in slaves though in Max Kibli all of you still can behold a small fort from a brick Tabid el-Daravish constructed by Englishmen after invasion of dervishes in 1893. Now the Road of forty days is asphalted to Bir Tafarvi in the south, connecting these places with the new agricultural project in east Uveynat, but cars cannot pass further control пт in 5 km to the South from Max Kibli without the permission from Cairo.
In age-old times in Esn and Edf’s small town in the Plain of Nile conducted other way with the Roman fortresses for protection of trade and Kisis’s inhabitants on Darb al-Dash. Now the back road departing from the highway to the South from Max Bahri, conducts to Kisis’s ruins and an effective fortress on a hillock. Walls of a fortress have height of 6 metres with 4 or five floors underground. It is adjoined by the temple of Souls (once a day: in the summer 8:00-18:00; in the winter 8:00-17:00), constructed by Domitsian and increased by Adrian and Traian who has added a monumental entrance.
On hearings, it was no time is covered with gold, and at present covered with posvyashcheniye to the last two emperors and Cayo’s graffiti and other travellers of the nineteenth century. Opening of difficult system of clay pipes and Christian church specifies that the city has been left, when wells, soon after a fourfold century of our era have dried. It is considered that the title of Souls occurs from the Jackpot – names of the old Nubian kingdom with which Egyptians traded across Nile.