Category: Aswan Travel Guide

Aswan is a beautiful & peaceful town at the southern limit of Egypt and has an African cultural heritage which is making it unique and different from other regions in Egypt. Aswan monuments cover a long time span which ranges from the rock cut tombs dated back to the time of the pyramids all the way through the successive historical periods with beautiful temples such as Philae temple, Unfinished Obelisk & granite quarries and modern day land marks such as Akha Khan Mausoleum and High Dam which are big tourist attractions and things to do by most travelers to Aswan.

Kom ombo Temple

Situated between Aswan and Edfu, Kom Ombo is the ancient city of Pa-Sebek, ‘the Domain of Sobek’, the crocodile god worshipped since Predynastic times, and

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Aswan City

Egypt’s sunniest southern city and ancient frontier town located about 81 miles south of Luxor, has a distinctively African atmosphere. Its ancient Egyptian name was

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Philae Temple

The island of Philae, famous for centuries for its rich heritage of temples, now lies submerged beneath the waters of Lake Nasser to the south

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Edfu Temple

The site of ancient Djeba (Coptic Etbo, Arabic Edfu) was the traditional location of the mythological battle between the gods Horus and Seth; and its

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The Aswan High Dam

An extensive artificial reservoir was created in Lower Nubia, when the first Aswan dam was constructed (and heightened in three phases) between 1902 and 1933,

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Nubia Museum

The Nubian Museum lies southeast of the Cataract Hotel on a rocky slope overlooking part of the ancient quarries. The need to build a special

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