Category: Aswan Travel Guide

Kom ombo Temple

Situated between Aswan and Edfu, Kom Ombo is the ancient city of Pa-Sebek, ‘the Domain of Sobek’, the crocodile god worshipped since Predynastic times, and

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Aswan City

Egypt’s sunniest southern city and ancient frontier town located about 81 miles south of Luxor, has a distinctively African atmosphere. Its ancient Egyptian name was

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Philae Temple

The island of Philae, famous for centuries for its rich heritage of temples, now lies submerged beneath the waters of Lake Nasser to the south

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Edfu Temple

The site of ancient Djeba (Coptic Etbo, Arabic Edfu) was the traditional location of the mythological battle between the gods Horus and Seth; and its

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The Aswan High Dam

An extensive artificial reservoir was created in Lower Nubia, when the first Aswan dam was constructed (and heightened in three phases) between 1902 and 1933,

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Nubia Museum

The Nubian Museum lies southeast of the Cataract Hotel on a rocky slope overlooking part of the ancient quarries. The need to build a special

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