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Aswan Egypt

Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt

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Aswan Egypt located about 871 km south from Cairo. In fact Aswan Egypt is a serene Nile Valley destination. It is where the Nile is more majestic than anywhere else. The Nile flows through granite rocks, and round emerald islands. Moreover, the islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. Aswan city indeed is as an all-time favorite winter destination. In fact, the city has many monuments and sites. You will indeed get a surprise. While you are in Aswan, you can sail to Old Cataract hotel and Philae temple. You also can see the Aga Khan Mausoleum and take excursion to St. Simeon’s Monastery. Aswan is Egypt's sunniest southern city. In fact, it is the perfect destination to stroll and relax in a magical cultural setting.

Wander down the broad walkway which known as the corniche. Over there, you can watch feluccas while sailing on the Nile. Stop at one of the floating restaurants to enjoy Nubian music and caught fish. Aswan offers a splendid view of the Nile and is a great starting point for a Nile cruise. In fact, Aswan is the ancient city of Swenet. It was the frontier town of Ancient Egypt facing the south. Swenet supposed to derive its name from an Egyptian goddess with the same name. This goddess later identified as Eileithyia by the Greeks and the Romans. It was during their occupation of Ancient Egypt. In fact, it was because of the similar association of their goddesses with childbirth. The ancient name of the city also derived from the Egyptian symbol for trade.

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Swenet was the first town in the country. It was because the Ancient Egyptians oriented toward the origin of the life-giving waters. In fact, Egypt always conceived to "open" or begin at Swenet. Aswan Egypt stands upon a peninsula on the right (east) bank of the Nile. It immediately below (and north of) the first cataract of the flowing waters. Navigation to the delta was possible from this location without encountering a barrier. The stone quarries of ancient Egypt located at Aswan Egypt. In fact, they celebrated for their stone and especially for the granitic rock. The granitic rock called Syenite. They furnished the colossal statues, obelisks and monolithic shrines which found throughout Egypt.

In fact, they include the pyramids. The traces of the quarry men who wrought in these 3,000 years ago still visible in the native rock. They lie on either bank of the Nile. A road, four miles (6 km) in length, was beside them from Syene to Philae. Swenet was important as a military station as that of a place of traffic. Under every dynasty it was a garrison town. In Aswan Egypt, the tolls and customs levied on all boats. They passed southwards and northwards. Around 330 AC, the legion stationed received a bishop from Alexandria. It later became the Coptic Diocese of Syene. Aswan Egypt mentioned by many ancient writers. It also mentioned in the Book of Ezekiel and the Book of Isaiah. The latitude of Aswan Egypt was an object of great interest to the ancient geographers.

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In fact, it seated immediately under the tropic. Furthermore, on the day of the summer solstice, a vertical staff cast no shadow. They noted that the sun's disc reflected in a well at noon. This statement is only approximately correct. At the summer solstice, the shadow is only 1/400th of the staff. As a result, it could be discern and the northern limb of the Sun's disc would be vertical. Eratosthenes used measurements at Aswan (Elephantine) to determine the circumference of Earth. They used Syene as the originating point and Alexandria as the terminal point of a measured arc. It based on shadow length at the solstice. The Nile is 3,000 yards wide above Aswan Egypt. From this frontier town to the northern extremity of Egypt, the river flows for more than 1,210 km. It is without bar or cataract.

The serene Aswan Egypt lies on the East bank of the Nile, and is busy with tourists all year long. In ancient times, this trade hub was the source of stone for most of the empire. Here are some tips you can make use of while you are in Aswan Egypt:

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Trip to Abu Simbel: A nice extension to your visit in Aswan Egypt would be a small excursion to Abu Simbel. It is where you can enjoy the sound and light show at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is reachable by plane, train, or cruise from Aswan.

Nile Cruise: Remember that the best time of the year to go on a Nile cruise is during fall. The weather gets colder during fall in Aswan Egypt. So, it is advisable to prepare with some heavy clothing.

Aswan Museum: Pay a visit to the Aswan Museum on Elephantine’s Island. In fact, It is a serene small museum which houses an interesting collection. The collection is of Greco-Roman artefacts which found in Aswan and Nubia. They are such as the mummy of the sacred calf which symbolized Khnum. The museum is open from 8 am till 5 pm in summer and from 8:30 am till 6 pm in winter.

Folk Dances: Aswan Egypt is the hub of traditional Nubian folk dances. They performed on special occasions as well as everyday for the sake of entertainment. Every night Nubian dancers and musicians perform in the Cultural Center. They are just off the Corniche.

Tips:

  • Felucca Cruise tips: If you decided to go on a felucca cruise, agree on the price before sailing off from Aswan.
  • Food: Most of Aswan’s visitors arrive on cruise ships where they can enjoy all their meals. That is why there is a lack of diverse dining options in town. However, there are a few floating restaurants down by the Cornice. In fact, they are worth a visit. There you can enjoy your meal while listening to traditional Nubian music. You will also watch a Nubian dance show. Moreover, you’ll also find a few interesting cafes on the Souk street. Those are perfect for quenching your thirst. They also are perfect for having a quick snack between your sightseeing tours..
  • Remember to dress comfortably when you visit the ancient Egypt sites. Sneakers, sun glasses and caps recommended. Pick up some of Aswan’s unique and special drinks such as karkadeh. Ask the seller to explain how to prepare it.

By Air:

In fact, Aswan airport located 25 km from the city. It is an efficient way to reach all the sights in this part of Egypt. Moreover, it is also a good jumping point to begin a Nile Cruise. The trip to the airport takes approximately 20 minutes. There are shuttle vans, taxis and car rental services that are accessible. The facilities include restaurants and Duty Free shopping venues.

By Train:

The regular passenger and sleeping trains operate regular lines. It is from Cairo to Aswan and back. For more information, visit the Egypt railway authority website or the sleeping trains website.

By Bus:

Buses carry passengers from Cairo to Aswan and back from two different stations. Aboud: +20 2 2431 9447 El Torgoman: +20 2 2761 1333

By Taxi:

Taxis are the commonest means of transport around the city. Like Luxor, a carriage is also a great experience and a different way to get around the city.

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Hapi 5 Nile cruise
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3 night Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan

3 night Nile cruise tour Egypt 02/09/2018 - 31/12/9999

per person330.00$

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3 night Nile cruise touring 08/09/2018 - 31/12/9999

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4 day Nile cruise tour Egypt 03/09/2018 - 31/12/9999

per person330.00$

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Abu Simbel tour from Aswan 03/09/2018 - 31/12/9999

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Adonis Nile cruise 3 nights tour 08/08/2018 - 31/12/9999

per person330.00$

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Kalabsha temple Aswan Egypt
per person68.00$

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Felucca tour in Aswan Egypt

Felucca tour in Aswan Egypt 27/05/2017 - 31/05/2030

per person35.00$

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Friday Nile cruise
per person330.00$

Friday Nile cruise in Egypt is a floating hotel among Egyptian Nile cruises. In fact, the Friday Nile cruises start the tours and the embarkation on Friday every week. Most of them start from Aswan for 3 and 7 night Nile cruise tours. They also start the embarkation and the tour of 4 and 7 night in Luxor every Monday of the week

Aswan High Dam Egypt Full day tour in Aswan

Full day tour in Aswan Egypt 27/05/2017 - 31/05/2030

per person68.00$

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