Aswan

Tourism in Aswan
The city of Aswan and Mageorha archaeological and tourist area, where there is a number of foreign tourists, particularly from Europe and East Asia. One of the main attractions
 
Elephantine Island
, an island located off the town of Aswan known in Egyptian texts as "Abu" and meaning elephant tusks became the Greek Elephantine, where it was believed at one time a center for the ivory trade, and includes the Temple of Khnum island along with a measure of the Nile and the tomb of the sacred and the sheep gate King Amenhotep II and Trinity Satel and meant
Aga Khan Tomb
* Aga Khan and the cemetery lies on a plateau on the west bank of the River Nile, off the southern part of the botanical garden, was built by Shah Mohammed Hussaini Aga Khan III cemetery luxurious stone and marble, limestone and was buried there in 1959 on the basis of his will and the cemetery inspired by the Fatimid tombs in Egypt
 
Nubia Museum
  The Nubia Museum opened the museum in November of 1997, and participated in the opening ceremony, the heads of a number of friendly countries that participated in the save the Nubian monuments and displays by more than 5000 pieces from the ancient monuments of Nubia
Most important landmarks
Philae Island
Is an island in the middle of the River Nile, one of the strongest forts along the southern borders of Egypt, and separated into two channels Maackstin the Nile in Aswan, the Temple of Philae was moved from its original location on the island of Philae was collected on the island of Ojileka, in the wake of the High Dam

This is because the name or Philae Philae to the Greek language, which means (beloved) or (pellets) The name of Arab countries is one (Butt) the proportion of the myth once in the story of the Thousand and One Nights The name of the ancient Egyptian, Coptic, or is Bilak Bilak means to reduce or end because it was Last borders of Egypt in the south. And a group of worship dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis is that the island contained the temples of Hathor and Amenhotep, and other temples
Temple of Philae
Temples on the island of Philae
Held a large number of temples on the island of "elephants" Perhaps the oldest of these temples dating back to the reign of King Thutmose III (1490-1436 BC). In the fourth century BC, the king built the "Nkht LNBF" (378-341 BC). And a huge temple built on the effect of "Ptolemy Veladlv" (third century BC) the great temple, and then followed by many of the kings of the Ptolemaic and Roman governors so crowded island of Philae temples , and the best known is called Pharaoh's bedroom

There is also a large number of statues of the kings of ancient Egypt on the island of Philae

Return the first ruins on the island of Philae to the reign of King Taharqa (Family Twenty-fifth) and the Temple of Isis, one of the largest and most important effects in the group of large and small temples on the island of Philae and this temple is about a quarter of the island and among other effects on the island of Philae limited "Nkhtnbo I (Thirty-family), and two rows of columns dating back to Roman times, the Temple of Orisnovis Greeks - Roman Temple of Mandolees (from Roman times), and the Temple of Imhotep (from the Ptolemaic period), and the most important temples that surround the small group of large temples the temple of Hathor (the Ptolemaic period) and limited Trajan
The Temple of Isis on Philae Island
Obelisk missing

Obelisk Obelisk is the missing 41 km in length and weighing up to 190 tonnes, the obelisk still are in place to detect during Bokhaddod carved in the rock, there is a possibility that it was intended to be a mate for the obelisk to obelisk Atirin that existed already in the Karnak, now in Rome, a vivid example of concrete for the efforts and means used by the ancient Egyptians in calling the obelisks. And near this place, there are Fatimid cemetery, which includes hundreds of tombs built of mud brick, which dates back to the ninth century AD
Obelisk missing

Obelisk Obelisk is the missing 41 km in length and weighing up to 190 tonnes, the obelisk still are in place to detect during Bokhaddod carved in the rock, there is a possibility that it was intended to be a mate for the obelisk to obelisk Atirin that existed already in the Karnak, now in Rome, a vivid example of concrete for the efforts and means used by the ancient Egyptians in calling the obelisks. And near this place, there are Fatimid cemetery, which includes hundreds of tombs built of mud brick, which dates back to the ninth century AD
Nobles Tombs
Rich in the Northern Highlands of the West Bank tombs of nobles carved in the rock since the old state until Alasralromagn, and lit at night Bkchavat hidden, and can be seen clearly from the eastern bank of the Nile at Aswan. In the inside walls of tombs decorated with reliefs depicting scenes from daily life and biographies for them and hieroglyphic inscriptions tell the nobles trips to Africa
The Temple of Edfu
         
The Temple of Edfu
Built this temple in the city (Edfu), he singled to worship the god (Horus), and is the only temple, which has remained on good condition, he began construction king (Ptolemy III), but because of war and strife continued to built an entire century, the temple begins the great edifice that has a height 35 meters, such as the Berger (Ptolemy III) slaughtered enemies, followed by an open courtyard surrounded by columns on three sides, and in the middle of the altar for offerings, we come then to the lobby with a 12-column capitals representing plants and then enter the lobby of the columns, Then we get into the zone by the dim light until we reach the Holy of Holies is located in  another point in the temple
Temple Kalabsha
The largest of the temples are built in the era of the Eighteenth Dynasty, and devoted to the worship of the god Mandolees god of 
fertility Have been saved from drowning Kalabsha temple was moved to its current location in a 970 m with other effects of the seizure. And can be reached by taxi or boat, according to the water level. He built this building Alamboator Octavius August Has been at the same time the transfer of limited Krtasi with columns, which Itugema head of Hathor.


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