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High Dam

Aswan, Egypt
+20 120 655 5597
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Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile dam was a 1960s feat of engineering.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good30%
  • Average38%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just some personal suggestion, try to read some articles about the Nile flooding seasons, what is the cause of the flood, why they call Aswan area as Upper Egypt, and how ancient egyptian believe about the tear of Isis before visiting this place will make...More

Thank Hruos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "new" High Dam is an fantastic engeneering, and a great "building". But there is not much to see. If you only have one Day in Aswan, this is not The most important to see.....

Thank InaMariaBarbara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a short tour from Aswan out to the dam as it was a place I did not want to leave the area without seeing. The Aswan Dam is very impressive and has an interesting story behind it, all the lands that were flooded...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive and magnificent building work with nice view over Nasser Lake and the Nile towards Aswan.

Thank Vibeke C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nothing great and wonder how can this is a place to visit. In my opinion, you can skip this place. However if u have time i.e., on way to/from Philae Temple, maybe just spent 15 minutes here. Again, not sure worth it or not since...More

Thank DeenHanafi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This huge project is a must see! The visit doesn’t take long, but you will be able to know how does it work & will be able to see the huge Naser lake too!

Thank Amr77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive engineering feet but nothing to look at here. Just watch a documentary if you're interested.

Thank Crazy_Jim_83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour of this site which provides all of the electricity that Egypt needs as well as controlling the river levels. Egypt is no longer subject to yearly floods. The posters explaining the damn are very informative. The lake reservoir created is beautiful....More

Thank DotsGirl2
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This Dam was amazing to see. Very very large. This dam is very well GUARDED. Many Military personnel in all areas. You can see for miles from the top of the dam. I did learn that all of Egypt get power from the dam.

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Dam built by President Nasser. Interesting, you only need about 15 minutes there. Not too far from Aswan.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
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