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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

  • Nile Hotel Aswan

    15 Corniche El Nile Street ET - Aswan

    Overlooking the Nile and the ancient Tombs of the Nobles, Nile Hotel Aswan is a short walk from the local Aswan Market. It features a bar and a restaurant. Wi-Fi is available for a fee. The air-conditioned rooms at Nile Hotel Aswan are simply furnis..

  • Basma Hotel Aswan Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    In Front Of The Nubian Museum, ET - Aswan

    Prix Prices from : 60 $

    Situated on Aswan’s highest hill, Hotel Basma offers unique views over the River Nile. It features a terraced garden and pool deck. The Nubian Museum is right across the property. Free Wi-Fi is available. Each of the air-conditioned rooms is neatly ..

  • Pyramisa Isis Island Aswan Resort & Spa Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    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..

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