In the Ancient Egyptian era it was known as Syerene, the most important commercial point with Africa.
Is located in Upper Egypt built just after the first waterfall which leads to the Nile river.
Its importance in the ancient world was due to the fact of being the largest red granite stone, material of which The Pyramids were built.
In the city of Aswan there are many islands on the Nile river that show impressive landscapes.
One of the characteristics of Aswan is the Nubian people, an ethnic town that is part of the culture of the city of Aswan with its own customs and traditions.
The city of Aswan is considered a winter destination since it has a dry tropical climate whose temperatures can reach more than 50 ° in the summer.
The main sightseeing in Aswan
The temple of Abu Simbel
The Elephantine Island
The Nubian Museum
The Monastery of San Simón
Agha Khan's Mausoleum
The Kalabsha Temple
Agha Khan's Souk
Not to be missed!
Light and sound show at the Temple of File
Both a February 22 and October 22 there is Such a unique event, it is an annual solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II, check our Tour to Abu Simbel to witness this great event