Edfu | Temple of Horus | Aswan Travel Guide

Edfu | The Temple of Horus

The Temple of Horus at Edfu is well known as the most impressive and the most preserved of all of the Egyptian temples along the way between Aswan and Luxor. It is a must visit stop by all of the Nile cruise ship lines that make the trip.

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Philae Temple in Aswan, Aswan travel guide

Philae Temple

The beautiful temple of Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis is considered one of the most picturesque all over Egypt. It is situated on the island of Aglika Island to the south of the old Aswan Dam and you must take the motor boat to reach the island aabove which the temple is built. The temple was relocated to its current location following the construction of the High Dam, which would have been completely submerged under the rising water.

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The High Dam At Aswan | Aswan Excursions and day tours

The High Dam

The High Dam in Aswan is the most important project in modern Egypt to save the country from the destructive floods and the sever droughts and to generate power, when the construction of the dam began in 1960s , it was the most essential part of President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s effort to develop the country for all Egyptians. While the dam is certainly not the largest in the world, it is an impressive engineering marvel nonetheless, over 360 feet in hight and 12,500 feet is the width.

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Kom Ombo Temple | Sobek Temple

Kom Ombo Temple

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period.

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Abu Simbel Temples | Abu Simbel Temple Facts

Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, Upper Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments", which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae.

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Unfinished Obelisk | Egyptian Obelisk

Unfinished Obelisk

Hatshepsut ordered to create the Obelisk to complement what would later known as the Lateran Obelisk which was at Karnak at the first place before being brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome..

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Nubian Village

The Nubian Village

One of Africa's oldest civilizations,Traveling by felucca sailboat or modern motorboat, you'll meet locals, visit a traditional house, drink tea, and have free time to explore villages independently.

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Lake Nasser/Aswan Attraction

Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser is one of the best places on the globe to go fishing, as it is home to around 32 species of fish, including Nile perch and tiger fish, as well as some Nile crocodiles.

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Aswan International Airport

Aswan International Airport

Aswan International Airport is an airport located 16 km southwest of Aswan. It was built in 1956 and upgraded in 1992 and 1999 by the Egyptian government.

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