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Egypte, Assouan, le Nil, mausolée de l'Aga Khan en arrière-plan
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Lying just outside Lower Nubia, Aswan is a city bursting with charm. The Nubian people are very welcoming, the air seems miraculously pure, and the sky is an azure blue. The sails of the feluccas floating on the Nile in between the enormous granite rocks and green islands stand out against the yellow sand of the desert. The splendid archaeological site of Philae looks out over Lake Nasser and the mysterious Nubian region. Egypt's southernmost city is an invitation to dream and relax, and offers a way of life far removed from the hustle and bustle of Cairo.

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Tourist attractions Aswan : Things to see and do

  • A ride on a felucca, the sailing boat that epitomises the Nile, is a unique experience. Depending on the weather and the inspiration - being on a felucca is propitious to indolence and contemplation - you can choose between a short tour opposite Aswa..

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  • Philae Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    ET - Assouan

    Philae is first and foremost the site on which, according to legend, Isis chose to build her home. Following the goddess's cult, Nectanebo I (XXX Dynasty) and the Ptolemies built a temple (which was completed by the Romans). It was dismantled and rel..

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  • Temple of Isis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    ET - Assouan

    This temple is laid out like a true religious city, entirely devoted to the cult of the goddess and giver of life. The interior courtyard, after the first pylon glorifying Ptolemy XII, leads to the mammisi, where the birth of Horus was celebrated. Af..

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Hotels Aswan

  • Pyramisa Isis Island Aswan Resort & Spa

    Corniche El Nil ET - Aswan

    Exotic resort in the middle of the Nile on an island near the centre of Aswan. 28 acres of landscaped gardens with magnificent views of the Nile, mountains and Aswan city. Pyramisa Resort is a few minutes sailing to Agha Khan Mausoleum and centre sh..

  • sofitel legend old cataract aswan Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    Abtal El Tahrir Street ET - ASWAN

    Prix Prices from : 280 $

    Enter the world of legendary people and stories. Indulge in the authentic legend and luxury personalized hospitality of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. The hotel is built in the Nubian desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine island, ..

  • Oscar Hotel Two stars Two stars

    Al Berka Street ET - Aswan

    Prix Prices from : 15 $

    Aswan’s Oscar Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with private bathroom. It includes a restaurant, open-air bar and snack bar. Free parking is available while its central location is 1.5 km from Aswan Train Station. The simply furnished rooms feature..

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