Discover Aswan in Egypt
Aswan in the region of Aswān with its 241,261 habitants is a place located in Egypt - some 425 mi or ( 684 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .
Local time in Aswan is now 07:18 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Suhaj, Qina, Naj' Tinjar, Naj' al Ghalalab, and Naj' al 'Amrab. When in this area, you might want to check out Suhaj . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Aswan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
High Dam - Aswan, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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We like the Nubian people Crazyhippo's photos around Aswan, Egypt
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Train trip from Cairo to Aswan
This is a brief look at our sleeper train trip to Aswan from Cairo, An overnight 12 hour experience. Avtually very comfortable. ..
Nubian Museum - Aswan, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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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. It reveals a typical architecture of central-dome mosques having an arched entrance, flanked in this case by two minarets, and the prayer hall beneath a central dome.
Located at 24.09 32.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Kitchener's Island (locally known in Arabic as Geziret an-Nabatat, جزيرة النباتات - translated as "island of plants"), is a small, oval-shaped island in the Nile at Aswan, Egypt. The Aswan Botanical Garden is located on the entire island.
Located at 24.09 32.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons (1,066,621 kilograms).
Located at 24.08 32.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Aswan Museum is a museum on Elephantine Island, in the south-eastern side of Aswan, Egypt. It opened to the public in 1912 and features Nubian artefacts saved during the construction of the Aswan Dam. In 1990 a new extension was added displaying findings discovered on Elephantine Island itself, like utensils, weapons, pottery and mummies. The museum is close to the Ruins of Abu, where excavations are still taking place.
Located at 24.08 32.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Elephantine is an island in the Nile River in northern Nubia. It is a part of the modern city of Aswan, in southern Egypt. There are archaeological sites on the island.
Located at 24.08 32.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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