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Good for fish

An old model dam, having water resoirvoir , but not attractive, the bridge is very narrow and... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Narayan B
A new place you must visit

the dam was built in 1937 by British for the Egyptian govenment to avoid the nile flood. it is... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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23 Nov 2017
“Good for fish”
22 Nov 2016
“A new place you must visit”
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Jabal al-Awliya' Dam, Khartoum, Sudan
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

An old model dam, having water resoirvoir , but not attractive, the bridge is very narrow and suitable place is not available for enjoyment. But Can ba aone day trip for picnic.

Thank Narayan B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

the dam was built in 1937 by British for the Egyptian govenment to avoid the nile flood. it is about 4 km, you can walk and have some beautiful photos and enjoy the view of the White Nile. There is a small park with trees...More

2  Thank mohammedbasuony
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

South to Khartoum you can find there a big fishes. There is green places with crowded trees to sit under, perfect place to go for a picnic with family and friends.

Thank Abdalla A
Reviewed 8 July 2015

from Khartoum its bit of a drive to the jabal al-awliya dam; i had been there quite some time back. there s a wrecked ship and you have great photo shoot there (not sure if its still there). You get to see fishing live; buy...More

1  Thank CVA901
Reviewed 4 April 2015

If you like Fishing, that is a nice place to fish Large Live Talapia. It is the best Nile fish you could ever eat since they will grill it or stew or fry on the boat the fresh catch. it is heaven.If you love Talapia...More

1  Thank gabbani
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Quite a distance from Khartoum and the road are not that good. Once there, you have to pay a small amount to cross the dam bridge to reach the picnic spot. After the crossing the bridge, have to go a bit off-roading to reach the...More

Thank Isbawandi
Reviewed 22 June 2013 via mobile

I have alot of photos for this place , I like it , any way it was a nice experience to be there , I will go there again very soon I lo0o0o0ve sudaaaaan

1  Thank AhmedB2814
Reviewed 4 June 2013

About 1 hour 15 from Khartoum, into the country side. Watch the fishermen catch the fish, buy it fresh and eat it there if you choose. wander over the dam and watche the multitudes of fish jumping up the fish ladder. A good outing to...More

1  Thank ShelleyG2
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Living and working in Sudan, I get the chance to visit Jebel Aulia as often as I like. Approx 50kms south of central Khartoum, the best day to go is Friday as the roads are much qieter than the rest of the week. It's eas...More

2  Thank AndyCostigan
Reviewed 17 December 2012

This dam is located 1.5 hours drive from Khartoum. It is great for family picnic and also fishing. Don't forget to bring in your fishing rod. However, be cautioned that photography is strictly prohibited at the dam area as it is classified as a high...More

2  Thank Deddy F
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