Amazing Aswan.

Get to know with us the ancient city of Amazing Aswan, which includes the most famous places, shrines, and temples that you have to visit. The ancient Egyptians called it “Sono,” which means the market. Then it was distorted to become the current name Amazing Aswan. It also includes the Temple of Abu Simbel, which was built by King Ramses II. The most important archaeological site. Aswan spoke about the phenomenon of orthogonality, which attracts the eyes of the world twice a year. Also includes the Temple of Philae, which is considered one of the most prominent archaeological areas as well. It includes several temples dating back to the reign of King Thutmose III, most notably the Temple of Isis.

It has the largest share in archaeological discoveries this year. Amazing Aswan Governorate is the first source of water and electricity in it, the largest project in the history of the Ministry of Irrigation. The High Dam and its artificial lake, which is the largest artificial lake in the world and is the Water Bank of Egypt. As Aswan Governorate is characterized by cultural and therapeutic tourism, sand is a destination. For patients with rheumatism and orthopedic diseases, and the best evidence for you is the Aga Khan cemetery. Which reflects the importance of preservation in medical tourism. And the Nubian Museum, which tells the Nubian culture. And many other monuments. Indeed, it is an ancient city

Touristis Places in Aswan

1- Philae Temple

Philae Temple This temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, which was flooded by the waters of the Nile, is considered the temple of love and was divided and reassembled in a new location on the island of Egilika, about 500 meters from its original location on the island of Philae. Its buildings include the Temple of Hathor, and the visitor can watch the sound and light show at night, which is presented in several languages.
It is located on a small island, and can only be reached by boat, as it is surrounded by water on all sides.

2-The Aswan High Dam

Egypt is famous for one of the greatest engineering works it is the Aswan Dam, it is a very important architectural and historical achievement for the history of the country, it is the more modern and largest of the two dams that were built on the Nile, at the height of the first there are small sequences of waterfalls. The Dam takes its name from the nearby city of Aswan, which is about 17 km away.
The Aswan High Dam is one of Egypt’s most famous constructions, after the more ancient pyramids of Giza. Its construction made it possible to regulate the flooding of the Nile River, strengthening the previously built barriers.
The construction of the big dam started in 1952, after the Nasser revolution.

3-Unfinished obelisk

Aswan was the place where many of the monuments that have come down to us today from ancient Egypt were created. It is considered A piece of stone 41 meters long and four meters wide that was probably abandoned due to a crack in the rock (doh!) and now lies abandoned in the same quarry where it was left thousands of years ago.
You can easily walk to the area where the obelisk is located, Northern Quarry, from the city center of Aswan. It is just east of the Fatimid cemetery and the Nubian Museum. where you can take lots of photos.

4-Kalabsha temple

The construction of the temple was undertaken at the end of the Ptolemaic era but completed only under the emperor Augustus, the temple shows an interesting mix of typical themes of Egyptian and Roman culture, such as for example the curious images of the Roman emperor and the pharaohs worshiping ancient Egyptian deities. The structure includes a large pylon connected to the rest of the complex by a wall which creates an enclosed space. A staircase leads to the roof, from which it is possible to admire the spectacular view of the lake and the High Dam and you can take many photos that remain in your memory.

5-Abu Simble Temple

The Abu Simble temple is one of the most impressive and spectacular buildings in Egypt.
The temple is made up of several temples, such as the Temple of Ramses II and the Temple of Nefertari, the pharaoh’s favorite wife. But during the construction of Lake Nasser, many Egyptian antiquities disappeared under the waters of the lake. Thanks to a UNESCO campaign, the work of saving the Nubian temples began in 1960. like the two temples of Abu Simbel: those of Pharaoh Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, both located a few meters from the banks of the Nile.
Also on February 22 and October 22 each year, the eyes of the world turn to the extreme south of Egypt, where the tourist city of Abu Simbel witnesses a unique astronomical event, in which the sun embraces the face of the king Ramses in a phenomenon that the ancient Egyptians personified thousands of years ago inside their ancient temples, thus embodying one of the greatest feats of engineering in Egyptian history.

6- The Temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo Temple is located in Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate in southern Egypt. The temple was founded during the reign of Ptolemy VI to worship the gods Sobek and Horus. The walls of this temple were decorated with intimate Egyptian decoration, characterized by the accuracy of its workmanship, the good harmony and the beauty of the balance between the characters of its scenes and the surrounding hieroglyphic inscriptions which complement these scenes. The temple has a unique design. And as it is dedicated to two deities, it has two parallel axial passages running through its colonnaded halls and ending in two chapels: the southern axis (right) is for Sobek, and the northern axis (left) is for Horus. Apart from the beautiful column capitals, the Kom Ombo Temple also features impressive sceneries adorning its walls. The calendar lists holidays and other religious activities.

7- Temple of Edfu

The Temple of Horus in Edfu, an ancient place dedicated to the cult of the son of Osiris and Isis, the falcon god, is one of the best preserved temples in all of Egypt.

8-Nubian village

Nubian villages are located among lush palm groves and their houses are painted in blue, pink or yellow.
This village is located west of Suhail, but its inhabitants have been able to take advantage of the beautiful landscapes that surround them, as it has become one of the most popular villages where tourists from all over the world come.
, this amazing Nubian village tour allows you to meet and impact with a Nubian family and to learn about their simple lifestyle, culture and traditions.

9-Kitchener Botanical Garden

Right next to Aswan, in the Nile River, is Kitchener Island, home of the Botanical Garden.
Now officially known as the Aswan Botanical Gardens, this island was once owned by Lord Kitchener who transformed it into a verdant garden of exotic plants from Asia and Africa.
The gardens on the island are very popular with locals for picnicking or just strolling in the peaceful and beautiful surroundings. You can reach the island by felucca or speedboat from Aswan jetty.

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