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Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan
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This large temple complex, relocated to the island of Agilika with the building of the High Dam in Aswan, features the magnificent Temple of Isis that was built in the late Ptolemaic and early Roman periods.
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“boat ride” (139 reviews)
“goddess isis” (44 reviews)
“original site” (20 reviews)
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Island of Agilika, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing temple which has been moved up when the Aswan dam was being built. It is an amazing story.

Thank Umesh G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a beautiful temple on a small island in lake Nasser. You have to go buy a ticket first, which requires a taxi, then a motor boat is paid separately. Try to get there before 10am as it can get very busy. The place is...More

Thank Moodleprof
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the most amazing sites to visit in Egypt! It is unbelievable it was relocated! Difficult to imagine the whole temple - which is massive - was dismantled and reconstructed stone by stone... You understand it must have been a tremendous work. Why would...More

Thank Steeve P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The magic starts with the journey to the temple island by boat. It is more modest in scale than Luxor or Karnak but many elements are well preserved. The light and sound show has a walk through component, allowing one to experience it in an...More

Thank Kashef_C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Philae temple is another UNESCO project, with the temple relocated from the island of Philae to its present location. The buildings are attractive as are the hieroglyphs. Even the Napoleonic graffiti is interesting. Well worth a visit and of course it requires a short...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, it was moved to rescue it from the rising water when the High Dam was built. But you can still see the markers on some of the stones that help you see how it was reassembled. Knowing this is a temple to Isis makes...More

Thank paschulea
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

TBH, I’m lazy in writing reviews; hence, i let my husband do the job. However, since I got fed up with people taking advantage of tourists in Egypt, one tip for you guys: if you’re a couple or a few people, form max of 8...More

1  Thank Irene D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Below my expectation unfortunatly. The lighting was okay but not interesting. Moved around following the show's guidance and saw a bit of the temple. Temple is much much better in the morning.

Thank Silvilicious
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best pharonic temples... being on island makes it more unique :) try to check the restaurant in front of it with white shades

Thank Ahmed-Yehia-Ismail
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb and definitely worth the visit. Loved how we ride a boat and it comes looming before us perfectly mixing history with nature

Thank Diananb88
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Response from Damian94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! Tickets to Philae Temple cost is 60 L.E. egyptian pounds for day visit. Sound and light show we paid 200 L.E. ish including transfer and boat- price from November 2015. Details you can find if you tape to google sound... More
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