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Dihmit Destination Guide

Delve into Dihmit in Egypt

Dihmit in the region of Aswān is a city in Egypt - some 446 mi or ( 717 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Dihmit is now 02:31 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Suhaj, Qina, Naj' Rizq Allah, Naj' Qirtasi, and Naj' Kuludul. While being here, make sure to check out Suhaj . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Dihmit ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kiosk of Qertassi

The Kiosk of Qertassi is "a tiny Roman kiosk with four slender papyrus columns inside, [and and] two Hathor columns at the entrance. " It is a small but elegant structure that "is unfinished and not inscribed with the name of the architect, but is probably contemporary with Trajan's Kiosk at Philae. " According to Günther Roeder--the first scholar to publish research on this building--the kiosk of Qertassi dates to the Augustan or early Roman period.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.96 32.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments

New Kalabsha

New Kalabsha is a promontory located near Aswan in Egypt. It houses several important temples, structures, and other remains that have been relocated here from the site of Old Kalabsha to avoid the rising waters of Lake Nasser caused by the construction of the Aswan High Dam. The major remains are described below:

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Located at 23.96 32.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt

Aswan International Airport

Aswan International Airport, also known as Daraw Airport, is an airport located in 16 km southwest to Aswan, Egypt. Number of passengers had grown from 2006 when served about 870,000 passengers and in 2008 during it handled 1,106,863 passengers (+13,1% vs. 2007). However, after beginning of Arab spring in the whole 2011, the airport served 337,809 passengers (-64.6% vs. 2010).

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Located at 23.96 32.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Airports in Egypt, Aswan

Temple of Kalabsha

The Temple of Kalabsha (also Temple of Mandulis) is an Ancient Egyptian temple that was originally located at Bab al-Kalabsha (Gate of Kalabsha), approximately 50 km south of Aswan. The temple was situated on the west bank of the Nile River, in Nubia, and was originally built around 30 BC during the early Roman era. While the temple was constructed in Augustus's reign, it was never finished. The temple was a tribute to Mandulis (Merul), a Lower Nubian sun god.

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Located at 23.60 32.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments