On the most southern part of Upper Egypt, Aswan Governorate beckons far and near to witness the real Egypt.

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Governorate: Aswan
City: Aswan
Qism: 1431488
Governor: Magdy Fouad Hegazy
Area: 62,726 km2
Population: 826543

Cities


Apart from Aswan, only 3 cities have captured some urbanized appearance. They are: Aswan: The commercial gateway on Nile River has lots of sightseeing options. Some are:



  • Unfinished Obelisk

  • Nubian Museum

  • Elephantine Island

  • El Nabatat Island

  • Mausoleum of Aga Khan

  • Philae temple complex

  • Sharia al-Souk

  • Qubbet el-Hawa

  • Abu Simbel

  • Sehel Island

  • El Tabia Mosque

  • Agilkia island

  • Fatimid Cemetery

  • Aswan Museum

  • Tomb of Nobles

  • And so on..


Edfu: Between Esna and Aswan, Edfu city shine out with the Edfu Temples and ruins. Kom Ombo: the agricultural town was once called Nubt or Nubyt which meant City of Gold. Later it became a Greek settlement and now known for Temple of Kom Ombo and Temple of Sobek and Horus. Sebaiya: Another city of Aswan.


Industrial zone


Al shalalat is the only industrial site till date, people still prefer rural lifestyle over urbanization.


Important Sites


Aswan Governorate is infamous for its Nubian sites and culture. Most known sites are:



  • Abu Simbel

  • Kalabsha

  • Nekheb

  • Nekhen


Top Destinations of Aswan Governorate



  • Aswan

  • Edfu

  • Kom Ombo

  • Lake Nasser

  • Qasr Ibrm

  • Kalabsha

  • Daraw

  • Wadi el-Arab

  • Maharakka


These districts cover most of the tourist sites. While planning your trip, make sure you are aware Aswan Governorate. They will give you a better insight of where you are and where you want to go. Let NILE HOLIDAY  plan your Aswan Trip today..

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