Lake Nasser Attractions

Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser Attractions

Lake Nasser the largest man made reservoirs in the world, it covers around 6.600 km2, it contain approximately 162 billion m3 of water, and about population around 1 million people in Egypt and 1 million people in Sudan, banks of lake Nasser characterized by its dry and hot natural desert, it formed mainly for water storage but it still has plenty of archeological sites like Abu Simbel Temple, Penout Temple, Kalabsha Temple and more.

It is named for president Gamal Abdel Nasser, the lake provide irrigation and electricity for all Egypt, according to flood happens in Egypt a lot of ancient monuments was flow with water, so unesco decided to rescue some of this civilization history and moved Abu Simbel to Lake Nasser, which became one of the most amazing temples in the world, and when you sail the Nile on board Lake Nasser Cruises, you will gain the chance to scout around the main finds of Ramses II temple and his wife Nefertiti.

Lake Nasser landscapes is so amazing and full with flat and sandy rocks, beside variety of beaches for fishermen, Explore plenty of birds, mammals, and reptiles, with a lot of species like Wild duck, Egyptian geese, pelicans, herons, egrets and various species of hawks, kites, falcons and eagles will be among the birds seen. The lake is remote and thinly populated by peasant fishermen, the local residents are Bedouin camel and sheep herdsmen who are occasionally seen grazing their flocks on the sparse vegetation at the edge of the lake.

  Wadi es Sebua Temple is located on the east bank of Lake Nasser around 150 km from Aswan, it had a historical importance which is considering the second large Nubian temples after Abu Simbel Temple, was dedicated to god Amun, and also built by Ramses the second, Wadi El Sebua, this name mean in Arabic ‘Valley of the Lions, This temple like most of the other Nubian monuments have been rescued and relocated 4 km north from its original…
  Temple of Dakka is located on site at Wadi es sebou after flooded by water since the construction of High Dam, it built in collaborations with Ptolemy II and Agher Amon who was Nubian King, like most of the other Nubian monuments it was converted into a church during the Christian era, The temple's pylon is now separated from the remainder of the temple due to the missing enclosure walls of the open court, this temple's decorative theme was…
  Temple of Amada is considered the oldest Nubian archaeological sites at Lake Nasser, although it is small temple but it has a fascinating panoramic view especially while cruise the Lake Nasser, it built by Thutmose III at 18th dynasty, In this temple king Thuhmosis II venerated the middle kingdom king Senusert III of the 12th dynasty, honoring the victorious campaigns that king Senusert have made in the land of Nubia.Feast your eyes with the scenes of horses and elephants,…
  When you cruise Lake Nasser take the chance to scout around the most gleaming finds of it such as Penout Tomb which is located on the east bank of Lake Nasser and it is considering the oldest tombs in Nubia, it contain around 500 tombs, it is like Abu Simbel Temple suffering from rising level of water and had been flooded until UNESCO rescue it, it well known for the many unique and interesting inscriptions to be found on…

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