Attractions in Aswan
Aswan or Aswanl, it stands on the east bank of the Nile at the first Cataract and is a busy market and tourist center.
The modern city has expanded and includes the formerly separate community on the island of Elephantine.
Temple of Philae
This large temple complex, relocated to the island of Agilika with the building of the High Dam in Aswan, features the magnificent Temple of Isis that was built in the late Ptolemaic and early Roman periods.
The site remained a pilgrimage destination for worshippers of Isis until well into the Christian era.The setting is among the most beautiful in Egypt.
High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple
Visit the world famous High Dam situated near Aswan, High Dam was an engineering miracle when it was built. The construction began 1960 and completed in 1970, it contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramids of Cheops.Today the High dam provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt.
Proceed to the Unfinished Obelisk found on the Northern part of the quarries.A short motorboat trip to the Philae temple, many legends connected to Philae the most known one tells the story of Isis and Osiris.
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For this tour you can either take a ferry or felucca to the sand-covered hill, which is strewn with rock-cut tombs on the West bank of the Nile.
The Tombs of the Nobles is a very interesting site on Luxor’s west bank, but often neglected.The reason is of course that no kings or queens had their tomb or temple built here. It is all devoted to persons now only remembered by the most detailed historical works
The New Nubian Museum was opened in 1997, It covers 50,000 square meters of landscaped gardens & buildings, which are divided up into sections.
The Nubian Museum is partly an open air Museum where you can wonder around the paths between prehistoric cave with painted rock-art, ancient Egyptian statues, obelisks, and even a complete Nubian house.
By motorboat to Philae Temple which is situated on Agilika Island to attend the fascinating Sound and Light show.
Since early century, the site of Philae was flooded for six months each year. An incredible restoration program was undertaken as a cooperative effort of UNESCO and the Egyptian Antiquity Organization in the 1960s, Temple stones were moved to the new location.
An extraordinary shows of sound and light by walking through the site’s temples and gardens.The legend of Isis and Osiris and the history of Hapi, the god of the Nile, are narrated under the stars in the most romantic settings