Best Places to Visit in Aswan Egypt

Best Places to Visit in Aswan Egypt

One of the most beautiful city in Egypt is Aswan which locate 1000 k.m from the south of Cairo Aswan allow you to explore the past and the present of Egypt starting from ancient temple date back to pharonic period to the High Dam Aswan have very beautiful land escape from cataracts, islands that’s why […]

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One of the most beautiful city in Egypt is Aswan which locate 1000 k.m from the south of Cairo

Aswan allow you to explore the past and the present of Egypt starting from ancient temple date back to pharonic period to the High Dam

Aswan have very beautiful land escape from cataracts, islands that’s why most of the tours you do there you do it by the traditional boat felucca

Best places in Aswan you should visit

Philae Temple

 

This Temple was dismantled and reassembled on Agelika island about 500m from its original home

On Philae Island in the wake of the High Dam. The Temple dedicated to the Goddess “Isis”, is in a

Beautiful setting, which has been landscaped to match its original site.

Its various shrines and

Sanctuaries, which include a temple of “Hathor”, a Birth House and two Pylons, celebrate all the deities involved in the Isis and Osiris Myth.

 

Elephantine Island & Botanical Garden by Felucca

Sail by felucca to the Botanical Gardens on Elephantine Island where Consul-General Kitchener indulged his passion for exotic flora, importing shrubs, trees and seeds from as far a field as India and Malaysia.  It is pleasant to walk along the island’s shady paths, enjoying its fragrance and a variety of bird life before taking another felucca sail back to Aswan.

 

Aswan High Dam

The world famous High dam was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s, in cooperation with the Soviet Union.

It created a huge lake; Lake Nasser of 500km long & 12 large when it was built. Today,

it provides Irrigation and Electricity for the whole of Egypt, and together with the Old Aswan Dam,

6kms downriver offers wonderful views for visitors. From the top of the High Dam,

you can gaze across Lake Nasser, at Kalabsha Temple in the south and the huge power station to the north.

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