Highlights Aswan

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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

Half-Day tour

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.

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High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple

Half-Day tour
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.