Aswan Attractions

Aswan Attractions

Aswan Attractions

Aswan the fascinating city which lies at southern of Egypt, Aswan small enough to walk around and graced with calm weather to relax and recover in a magical culture setting, be witness while walkway the Nile, feast your eyes with Felucca while sail slowly on the Nile. Moreover, you'll be surprised to see how many monuments and sites this small city has to offer. Consider sailing to the temple of Philae, seeing the Agha Khan Mausoleum and taking an excursion to St. Simeon’s Monastery.

According to beauty, Aswan has cultural experience, scout around the gleaming find of Nubian culture and shop for spices, try to draw henna tattoos, buy remarkable souvenirs for you and your family and at the Aswan market, at beginning of the nineteenth Aswan was a winter resort and it's still a perfect place to get away from it all.

With Ibis Egypt Tours, there is variety of things to do in Aswan, feel ravishing with the magic of the Nile at sunset, taste the lifestyle of the Nubians and try their food and traditions, stare at the stupor of the Temple of Isis at Philae, walkthrough the Unfinished Obelisk, then head out to High Dam, Enjoy the natural beauty and plenty of plants at Elephantine Island, The town’s climate is also known to have great relaxing and rejuvenating properties. The best times to visit Aswan are May and September, summers are scorching, and winter temperatures have been known to reach 27 during the day, with cold nights.

  Unfinished Obelisk is located in Aswan the twinkling city, it date back to 18 dynasty at the reign of Hatshepsut, it consider a big disappointed to the ancient Egyptian stonemasons, it was abandoned due to some cracks, but it still the heaviest monolith found in Egypt, the obelisk would have been the largest piece of Egyptian masonry had it been completed. The obelisk was probably left unfinished after it cracked at the middle. It is still attached to the…
  In the beginning Nubian people was resident around Elephantine Island, which shows to us why plenty of monument and sites found there, The Tombs of the Nobles are a rocky graves belong to the rulers of the city of Aswan, they date back from the 23rd century BC.The tombs of Nobles provide us with more information about lifestyle; culture concerning old Nubian people, inside the tombs is decorated with vivid murals scenes of everyday life, hieroglyphic biographies and inscriptions…
  Touch the beauty of nature while walkthrough one of the breathtaking Islands in the world at Aswan which contains a rare collection of tropical plants, Kitchener Island was given to Lord Horacio Kitchener, who turned the entire island into a botanical garden in the 1928.History of the Island:In the beginning of 1899 Lord Horacio Kitchener made it to be camp for him and his army, Soon after the lord left the island it was given back to the ministry…
  A spiritual experience awaits you on top of a hill opposite the south end of the Elephantine Island in Aswan when you scout around the gleaming finds of St. Simeon Monastery, this monastery was founded in the seventh century, but it was destroyed; and rebuilt in its present form in the tenth century. The monastery consists of two levels and six-meter-high wall, giving it the form of military fortress. It is one of the best preserved monasteries in Egypt…
  The timelessness of Nubian culture is waiting for you to explore while you feast your eyes with the fascinating Sehel Island, Sehel Island is situated 4 KM south of Aswan, This Nubian Island is famous for its Pharaonic antiquities also there are many important characters came out this Island, moreover you can visit traditional Nubian houses, spot crocodiles, get a Henna tattoo from a local or go camel riding. Feast your eyes with plenty of inscriptions carved by the…
  The Temple of Philae is located on Philae Island, The temple has several shrines and sanctuaries such as Trajan’s Kiosk or Pharaoh's Bed, for millennia, Philae Island attracted pilgrims from all over the known world and continued to be a pagan center of worship after the arrival and spread of Christianity, feast your eyes while scout around the most gleaming finds of Philae Temple which consider a primary tourist destination in Egypt.The name of Philae is a Greek name…
  Aswan the twinkling city, it is fascinating with wonderful atmosphere, Nile River view and plenty of sightseeing to explore, one of this flourishing landmarks is Nubian Museum, the Egyptian government appealed to the UNESCO seeking help to salvage the monumental sites in Nubia, hence, the area between Aswan and the Sudan was inundated by the Nile waters. The UNESCO was encouraged to build the Nubian Museum.Feast your eyes with this partly open-air museum where you'll find yourself wandering between…
  Unleash your inner adventure while scout around the most gleaming finds of Lake Nasser, one of the completed temples is Kalabhsa Temple which is fascinating on it structure and provide a ravishing view to lake Nasser, The temple is back to the roman times and was dedicated to the Nubian god Mandoulis, and dates back to the time of roman emperor Augustus, later other emperor have contributed for the construction, such as kaligula and Trjan.Feast your eyes with the…
  Scout the most gleaming sites of Aswan the twinkling city when you visit Egypt, explore the High Dam which consider the most successful achievement of modern Egypt, when President Nasser announced his proposal for building the High Dam, the project starts at 1960 and finished at 1971, after finishing the area behind the dam flooded with water and became the Lake Nasser and it is consider the largest manmade lake in the world, it provides Egypt with water and…
  When you visit Aswan do not miss the chance to explore the fascinating parts of Elephantine Island, which consider the largest island in south Egypt, it lies on the Nile River and named as Elephantine Island because at the ancient time it was trade place for ivory, it was first defense line in upper Egypt, there a fortress built over it, according to Egyptology it was the home of Khnum, god of the Aswan nome, who guarded and controlled…
  The Temple of Beit el-Wali is located about 55 km south of Aswan, The Temple of Beit El Wali was dedicated to the worship of the gods Amun; the ‎King of Gods, and the god Khnum, unleash your inner adventure while scout around the most gleaming finds of this temple, It was relocated after the construction of the ‎High Dam in the 1960s, the same as the fascinating Temple of Abu Simble and the ‎Temple of Philae, to another…
  Explore more about Egyptian History in Aswan, be witness on the glory of Aswan Nilometer, It is 7000 years old, these Nilometer were used to measure the level of the water on the Nile River, they were also used to predict the level of the water in the next season , These predictions also helped to calculate the local farmer taxes.The ancient Egyptians almost relied on the Nile in various fields of life, during summer the water of the…
  Aswan Fatimid Cemetery Aswan Fatimid Cemetery is one of the Islamic sites in Aswan, it is located 10 minutes south of Cornish, on a small hill lies this fascinating tombs with its domed style, these tombs are unique in its Architectural style dated back to the first century A.H.Amuse your eyes with the domed and vaulted square buildings of Aswan Fatimid Cemetery, in this cemetery, there are graves from many centuries which show us the development of Muslim graves…
  Aga Khan Mausoleum Be witness on the glory of landmarks in Aswan while scout around the most gleaming sites of this twinkling city, feel charming while explore Aga Khan Mausoleum, It is a very elegant pink granite structure of late 1950 origin, which also resembles the Fatimid tombs in Cairo.Feast your eyes while explore the site of Mausoleum over the Nile River, the structure is recognizable by its elegance and by its special use of pink granite. It was…

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