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Agilkia Island
Agilkia Island

Agilkia Island (also called Agilika; Arabic: أجيليكا ‎) is an island in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam along the Nile River in southern Egypt; it is the present site of the relocated Ancient Egyptian temple complex of Philae.

Animalia
Animalia

Animalia is located in Aswan. Plan your visit to Animalia and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Aswan trip itinerary planner.

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Aswan Botanical Garden
Aswan Botanical Garden

Aswan Botanical Garden is essentially an entire island known as Kitchener’s Island. The island slowly but sure morphed into a world class botanical garden when it was given to Lord Kitchener in 1898.

Aswan Museum
Aswan Museum

Aswan Museums and Art Galleries (Aswan, Egypt) The Nubian Museum is really a must-see in Aswan and its extensive collection of ancient exhibits are housed within a fairly modern-building, which was designed to incorporate many traditional features of Nubian architecture.

Awad,
Awad,

Lake Islands, River Islands, inland Islands in Awad Island, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

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Bigeh
Bigeh

Bigeh (Arabic: بجح ‎; Ancient Egyptian Senem,) is an island and archaeological site situated along the Nile River in historic Nubia, and within the Aswan Governorate of southern Egypt. The island has been situated in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam, since the dam's initial completion in 1902.

Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of the Archangel Michael
Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of the Archangel Michael

English: Archangel Michael's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Aswan (Egypt), consecrated in 2006 Italiano: La cattedrale copta ortodossa dedicata all'Arcangelo Michele ad Assuan (Egitto), consacrata nel 2006

El Nabatat Island
El Nabatat Island

El Nabatat Island or Kitchener's Island, (جزيرة النباتات Geziret En Nabatat (Plant Island) or the Botanical Island) is a small, oval-shaped island in the Nile at Aswan, Egypt. It is less than a kilometer long and its width is less than ½ a kilometer.

El-Tabia Mosque
El-Tabia Mosque

El-Tabia Mosque is a mosque in Aswan, Egypt. The mosque is surrounded by scenic gardens. The El-Tabia Mosque is located amidst a park on a hill in the center of Aswan.

Elephantine
Elephantine

definition : elephantine Elephantine ( ; ; ; ; ) is an island on the Nile, forming part of the city of Aswan in southern Egypt. There are archaeological sites on the island.

Famine Stela
Famine Stela

Famine Stela, Aswan, Egypt. 109 likes · 41 were here. The Famine Stela is an inscription written in hieroglyphs located on Sehel Island in the Nile near...

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Kubbet el Hawa
Kubbet el Hawa

Qubbet el-Hawa is a site on the western bank of the Nile, opposite Aswan. The name is derived from the dome of the tomb of an Islamic sheikh, but archaeologically, it is usually understood as referring to the site of the tombs of the officials lined up on artificial terraces below the summit of the Nile bank upon which the Islamic tomb stands.

Mausoleum of Aga Khan
Mausoleum of Aga Khan

The Mausoleum of Aga Khan is the mausoleum of Aga Khan III, Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, who died in 1957. The mausoleum is located at Aswan, along the Nile of Egypt, since Egypt was formerly the centre of power of the Fatimids. The mausoleum is built in the style of the Fatimid tombs in Cairo.

Nile Museum
Nile Museum

Nile Museum is located in Aswan. By using our Aswan trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Nile Museum and other attractions in Aswan.

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Nilometer
Nilometer

The Nilometer of the Temple of Khnum (plaque number 7) is below the southern balustrade of the temple. Built in the 26th dynasty, the Nilometer's stone stairs lead down to a small basin for measuring the Nile’s maximum level.

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Nubian Museum
Nubian Museum

The Nubian Museum’s rich collection clearly highlights how important exchanges between different civilizations are in the construction of a cultural identity. More than 5000 years of history have shaped Nubian identity in a territory which is now divided between Egypt and Sudan: extending along the Nile Valley of the city of Aswan, in the north, up to the Fourth Cataract in the south.

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Philae
Philae

Philae Hotel Aswan Map Location Situated along the stretch of the Corniche El Nile, Philae Hotel is located in Aswan. It offers air-conditioned accommodation with balconies overlooking the Nile.

Pyramid of Elephantine
Pyramid of Elephantine

The Pyramid of Elephantine is located in the northwest part of the Old Kingdom city on the south end of the island of Elephantine in the Nile. The structure was discovered in 1907, but it could only be identified as a pyramid after new excavations by the German Archaeological Institute in 1978/9.

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Salouga and Ghazal Nature Reseve
Salouga and Ghazal Nature Reseve

Saluga and Ghazal Saluga and Ghazal are two small granite islands in the Nile River next to Aswan. About 94 species are included in the flora and this has earned the islands their protected status.

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Sehel Island
Sehel Island

Sehel Island is located in the Nile, about 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Aswan in southern Egypt. It is a large island, and is roughly halfway between the city and the upstream Aswan Low Dam.

Temple de Khnoum
Temple de Khnoum

The Temple of Khnum at Esna Jimmy Dunn writing as Mark Andrews The modern Egyptian village of Esna, which was ancient Iunyt or Ta-senet (from which the Coptic Sne and Arabic Isna derive), was built in the area of ancient Latopolis and is the site of a major temple dedicated to the god Khnum.

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Temple of Isis
Temple of Isis

Philae Temple This beautiful temple complex is one of the most picturesque in all of Egypt. It sits on Aglika Island just south of the old Aswan Dam and you must ride a water taxi to the island to get to theruins.

Temple of Kom Ombo
Temple of Kom Ombo

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period.

Temple of Philae
Temple of Philae

The Temple of Isis is the main feature here, but there are several other smaller temples on the island that are worth spending time admiring. There is a sound and light show at Philae Temple, like at all of the other major ancient attractions in Egypt, but Philae’s is generally thought to be the most impressive of these often overblown affairs.

The Fatimid Cemetery
The Fatimid Cemetery

The municipality of Aswan has fenced off the Fatimid Cemetery. Enter from the main gate, a 10-minute walk from the Corniche along the road to the airport, and walk right through the cemetery to join the road to the Unfinished Obelisk; just aim for the four-storey building facing the back of the cemetery. The site’s caretaker will often accompany you and show you the best-preserved tombs, for which he should be given a baksheesh (tip) of a few pounds.

Tombs of the Nobles
Tombs of the Nobles

The high cliffs opposite Aswan, just north of Kitchener’s Island, are honeycombed with the tombs of the governors, the Keepers of the Gate of the South, and other dignitaries of ancient Elephantine Island. The tombs, known as the Tombs of the Nobles, are still being excavated: significant finds were made in 2014 and 2017.

Trajan's Kiosk
Trajan's Kiosk

Trajan's Kiosk is a hypaethral temple located on Agilkia Island. One of the largest Ancient Egyptian monuments standing today, it is conventionally attributed to the Roman emperor Trajan, who gave it its current decorations, though some experts think the structure itself may be older, possibly dating to the time of Augustus.

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Unfinished Obelisk
Unfinished Obelisk

The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan (Assuan), Egypt