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Aswan Botanical Garden

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Address: Aswan City, Aswan, Egypt
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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens

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Great botanical collection

It can be visited in case of long stay and having interest in botany. It is a very quiet place and suitable for capturing photos.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Port Said, Egypt
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Port Said, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It can be visited in case of long stay and having interest in botany. It is a very quiet place and suitable for capturing photos.

Thank AMohsen
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing to see , for plant lovers it's a do not miss ,, lots of exotic plants out there , also some kiosks to see souvenirs ,, don't miss it if you can

Thank Ahmedmabrouk1980
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

For those who are interested in plants, you will miss a lot if you didn't visit this 140 years old garden.

Thank AhmedMousa
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lord Kitchener isn't mentioned on the notice boards, even though this was his home! Lovely gardens with easy flat walking and lovely river views. There are tourist stalls and drinks available, but we weren't pestered by sellers. Look out for interesting birdlife.

Thank 54chariot
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Our visit to the Aswan Botanical Garden was part of our Nile Cruise package. We went by motor boat across a smooth River Nile. On arrival we had a brief explanation by our Guide and shown the map of the garden. It was not really possible to get lost and left from the far end of the garden. There were... More 

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Botanical Garden is located on Kitchener's Island in the Nile River near the East Bank. This island is on the other side of Elephantine Island which itself is across from Aswan. When Lord Kitchener was given this island, he filled it with plants he had collected from India, the Far East, and Africa. Visitors sailing beside the island on... More 

Thank retireeVancouver
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The gardens a re lovely with all the trees and plants described on multi lingual labels. the only down side was the amount of traders allowed to set up stall which hassle you as you try to walk down the main avenue. There is a small mosque at the southern end of the island with a nice quiet area to... More 

Thank JaranBaica
Brecon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

These gardens are seldom visited by tourists, which is a shame. The gardens are well laid out and contain a fine collection of local flora - especially the palms. You will need to get there and back by boat as the gardens are on an island, originally called Kitchener's Island.

Thank Mike S
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

A cup of tea at the tip of the island is not to be missed! Get there by felucca, the traditional Egyptian sail boats, enjoy the breeze carried in from the heart of Africa and the beautiful vegetation brought here from around the world by a British man who called this island on the Nile his own. Truly enjoyable and... More 

Thank Amin A
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Lots of wonderful trees and plants. Could be improved on but still nice to relax. Do not take boats from dock next to Rawing club nasty people and not originally from Aswan

Thank WadiGirl

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