Things to do in Aswan
The name of Aswan derives in fact from the Ancient Egyptian word “Soun” meaning souk or trade. It has earned its name thanks to the city’s strategic thesis, on the calling route linking the North of Egypt to its South. Since Ancient times, Aswan has also been known for its environmental therapy burying the aching parts of your amount in Aswan’s sand gives estimable results and can help relieving you from contumacious ailments such as rheumatism, arthritis, joint edema and skin inflammation.
Aswan was a part of the ancient kingdom of Nubia, a land of gold, of beating pharaohs and, from the 1960 s, this drowned world of Aswan's High Dam. Egypt's hottest Nile cruises begin and finish here, running north into Luxor, and it's also the starting place for cruises into the magnificent Abu Simbel complex at Egypt's deep south. The best time to visit is winter summertime is a very long run of hot, dry, plus-40 days in this city, which sits on the Tropic of Cancer.
Aswan the city that inspired Agatha Christie to write its famous Novel Death on the Nile. Aswan is a serene Nile Valley destination where the Nile is more majestic than anywhere else, copious through incredible granite rocks, and round emerald holme covered in handle groves and tropical plants it is considered as an all-time favorite hiems destination in Egypt. You’ll be surprised to see how many ancient monuments and touristic situation this small city has to offer.
The beautiful Temple of Philae started life dedicated to the strong goddess Isis mother, healer, protector. Flooded when this Nile was first ensnared in this 1902 Aswan Dam, this temple complex was restricted to a watery grave. Take a felucca late in this day for this best light.
In the mildest of an evocative panorama of granite rocks the columns and the pillars of this island sacred to diet Isis mount up towards the cloudless sky.Following the construction of Aswan dam in 1904 AD the temple found itself underwater for the greater part of the year and after the construction of the high dam in Aswan 1960. It became necessary to move the temple from the original location to the current location the Island of Agelika it was dismantled to more than 40,000 blocks each one was numbered to be reconstructed again. The greatest and most important church on Philae is the great Temple of Goddess Isis Goddess of like and jewel she was worth during the Greco-Roman time the firstborn part in the house of worship dates back to the last Pharaoh King Neictnabo in this temple there was many obelisks were stolen and now in United states of America and Europe The temple design is the typical design of ancient Egypt temples consist of open civility and pylon, Then Hypostyle hall the inscriptions is erased during the vandalism by the early Christian who lived content the temple, you will find many Coptic interrupting and erased painting except for the key of animation because the Christians employment in lieu of of the
A trip into colorful Nubian village on Elephantine Island, in this center of the Nile. The cool, domed whitewashed homes and bright rugs are accompanied by hospitality as warm as a summer's day at Aswan. Love it? Grab a bed in among the numerous guesthouses. The city's souq is not nearly as packed as in Egypt's pre-revolution heyday. Let yourself be tempted past the tawdry antiques to the back rooms, to find genuine Nubian and Bedouin dresses and jewelry.
Abu Simbel temples of Ramesses II Abu Simbel temples of Ramesses II church complicate, originally cut into a important cradle scarf, in south of Egypt the two temples which comprise the site The Great Temple and The Small Temple of Ramses and Nefrtari his wife your visit to Aswan will not be completed till you visit Abu Simble temples you can take a day trip to Abu Simble from Aswan.
The Nubian Museum in Aswan The Nubian Museum or officially the International Museum of Nubia is an archaeological museum located in Aswan village. It was constructed to a design by constructor Mahmoud El-Hakim Dedicated to Nubian educate and the land of the living, it was installing on November, 1997. The museum represents the Nubian heritage and local traditions in Marriage and daily life. The Museum contains 3000 pieces of antiquities describe different era Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic you can visit this museum at ignorance it is lighted up.
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