Here, you will find a lot of important details about Aswan city, the city where the Nile River begins in Egypt. Aswan's oldest name is Swani which means the market because of its great position. To the south, it was considered the gateway to Africa with all its fascinating goods from African goods like stones, ivory, incense, and spices. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Philae temple complex, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan High Dam. Philae’s ancient ruins include the columned Temple of Goddess Isis. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the third dynasty. It also has the High Dam and the largest non-nature (artificial) lake called Lake Nasser after the president who ordered to build it.
Aswan's people are so kind and so generous. They have a beautiful smile, greeting personality, and a great attitude, having within them the origin of Egyptian customs and traditions.
Do not wait long to discover Aswan? Aswan excursions give you the chance to enjoy all of its beauty by using Aswan Day Tours during your Egypt Luxury Tours, Egypt Nile River Cruise Egypt Travel Packages, or Egypt Day Tours.  You can also use Cairo Day Tours by flight.

Egypt welcomes you with its mighty Nile along the Nile valley as you will be exploring the Luxor east and west bank tour. and marvelous monuments with Cairo Top Tours which is ready to offer our guests, the best trips in Egypt and Egypt itineraries to discover most of the important things to do in Cairo, Most visitors will make a beeline straight to the most famous sightseeing the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Adventurers, backpackers, and travel bloggers could join one of our Egypt budget tours traversing the Sahara Desert, like Siwa tours from Cairo for instance or preferably the White Desert tours Egypt

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

In the middle of the Nile, in the charming city of Aswan, is the Temple of Philae, "the jewel of the Nile temples" and one of the oldest Egyptian Nubian temples, due to the beautiful location of the temple in the middle of the Nile island and the story of an ancient civilization in one of the Nubian monuments that were saved from drowning after the construction of the Great Dam.

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The High Dam in 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 historical temple of Kom Ombo, which is located in the north of the city of Kom Ombo, which is about 45 km north of Aswan. This temple is unique in its architectural composition because it is based on two axes, each of the which it represents itself. An integrated lighting project has also been carried out to illuminate the temple at night. It was established during the reign of Ptolemy VI, and was decorated in Roman times at the time of the Emperor "Tiberius" in terms of design and architecture.

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Abu Simbel Temples | Abu Simbel Temple Facts

Abu Simbel Temples

The Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan Governorate is one of the most famous ancient temples in Egypt. The importance of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel is due to its association with the phenomenon of the sun that crosses the face of the statue of Pharaoh Ramses II twice a year, the first corresponding to October 22 and the second to February 22 of each year.

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The Unfinished Obelisk | Aswan Obelisk | Hatshepsut Obelisk | Aswan Granite Quarries

Unfinished Obelisk

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

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The Nubian Village | Nubian Villages in Aswan

The Nubian Village

The Nubia was a region located between southern Egypt and northern Sudan. Currently, the Nubians reside along the Nile Valley and still retain a particular appearance given by absolutely characteristic physical features. Their dark skin with very unique contrasts with light eyes, sometimes even blue.

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Lake Nasser | Aswan Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser is located in southern Egypt, it is an artificial lake that was formed after the construction of the Aswan Dam on the Nile River. It is divided into two parts: one part is located in southern Egypt, in the Upper Egypt region, and the other part is located in northern Sudan and is called Lake Nuba. The water storage capacity within the lake is approximately one hundred and thirty-two. Cubic kilometers.

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Aswan Airport

Aswan Airport

Aswan airport is located in the city of Aswan, in southern Egypt. It is an international tourist airport serving the Nuba region in southern Egypt.

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The Nubian Museum in Aswan

Aswan Nubian Museum

You can't come to Aswan without visiting the lovely Nubian Museum. Not only for its ancient historical content, but for its astonishing architectural design designed by engineer Mahmoud Al-Hakim, and designed to uniquely simulate the Nubian architecture spread in Aswan.

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Kalabsha Temple in Aswan

Kalabsha Temple in Aswan | Aswan Attractions

Kalabsha Temple was built from sandstone rocks and is considered one of the most important temples of the unique Nubian architectural style. And the second largest of the temples that fused the Egyptian and Nubian styles, after Abu Simbel.

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Wadi El Seboua Temple in Nubia | Valley of the Lions Aswan

Wadi El Seboua Temple in Nubia | Valley of the Lions Temple in Aswan

The area got its name from the path of the rams that led to the temple of Ramses II, whose entrance was preceded by a path on each side of which a group of Great Sphinxes was decorated in the shape of crouching sevens. The Wadi El Seboua Temple or Valley of the Lions Temple is one of the three temples established by King Ramses II in Nubia.

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Temple of Beit El Wali | Temple of Ramses II

Temple of Beit El Wali | Ramses II Temple in Old Nubia

Temple of Beit El Wali, is one of the oldest temples built by Ramses II as a form of control over the Nuba region, And like the rest of the Ramses II temples, it was carved directly out of the rock, except it was not in its original place, so it was saved from the waters of Lake Nasser, and now south of the Kalabsha Temple.

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Amada Temple in Nubia | Temple of Amada

Amada Temple in Nubia | Temple of Amada Egypt

El templo de Amada es el templo más antiguo of the region of Nubia in Egypt. El templo fue establecido durante el reinado del Faraón Thutmosis III, como una consagración de los dioses Ra y Amon. El templo fue registrado en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO in 1979, como parte de los monuments de Nubia desde Abu Simbel hasta Filae.

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Kitchener's Island in Aswan | Aswan Botanical Garden

Kitchener's Island in Aswan | El Nabatat Island

Kitchener's Island is one of the oldest parks in the world and the most important tourist attractions in the city of Aswan, It is found all on an island, which contains many rare trees and plants. and this island has seen the visit of many prominent historical figures, perhaps the most important of them, Nehru, Prime Minister of India.

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Elephantine Island in Aswan

Elephantine Island in Aswan

The island of Elephantine is considered one of the unique islands along the Nile River, due to the archaeological treasures it contains from ancient times to the Islamic era. It is located opposite the city of Aswan from the western side, and some call it the "archaeological ship" and the "jewel of the south".

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St. Simeon Monastery in Aswan

St. Simeon Monastery | The Monastery of Saint Simeon in Aswan

The monastery of Saint Simeon is named following"one of the saints of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Samaan al-Kharraz, is a good Coptic man who lived during the time of the Fatimid caliph." It extends over an area of almost a thousand meters, it is considered an "architectural jewel" in the heart of the mountain, which attracts many tourists to visit it and "see the mountain that was moved from its place".

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Agilika Island in Aswan | Aswan Agilika Island

Agilika Island in Aswan | Philae Temple Island

Agilkia is an island in the former reservoir of the Aswan Dam along the Nile River in southern Egypt. It is the current site of the Temple of Philae after it was moved from Philae after it was submerged by floodwaters in 1902, The Temple of Philae was dismantled and moved to Agilicia Island, as part of a further project UNESCO wide.

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Aswan Botanical Gardens| El Nabatat Island in Aswan

Aswan Botanical Gardens| El Nabatat Island in Aswan

The Botanical Garden or El Nabatat Island is an important landmark in the Aswan governorate and one of the best parks that are preferred to visit in the governorate, especially during the seasons and holidays. The botanical garden is located within the city of Aswan and is surrounded by the waters of the Nile from all sides and the botanical garden includes the rarest types of plants in the world.

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Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan

Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan

Tombs of the Nobles is Located near Luxor in the western mainland of the Nile on the west bank of Aswan, Egypt, they are rock tombs that were for the rulers of Aswan, the Finding, and statesmen of the military, civilians, priests, clerks, and others, and they are carved in sandstone.

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Cataract Hotel

Cataract hotel en Aswan

The Cataract Aswan Hotel, built in the latter nineteenth century on the Nile hill on the edge of the river in Aswan, is one of the finest and most prominent historic and luxury hotels.

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The Temple of Beit El-Wali

Temple of Beit el wali one of the temples of the King Ramesses II which are dedicated to worship the main god Amun and the Khnum god

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Temple of beit el-wali Aswan

Temple of beit el-wali Aswan | Nubian monuments | Nubia Egypt

An extraordinary visit to one of the beautiful sites in Aswan The Temple of Beit El-Wali, that is considered as one of the most famous Nubian monuments. Watch the depiction of the great Ramses II on the big wall of the temple.

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Toshka project | Toshka lakes

The Toshka Project is a project to be held in the Toshka Meadow area in Egypt, which aims to create a new delta south of the Western Sahara parallel to the Nile

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