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High Dam

Aswan, Egypt
+20 120 655 5597
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Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan
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Private Day Tour from Luxor to Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk and Philae
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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 good29%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The High Dam at Aswan 'tamed' the Nile in Egypt, formed Lake Nassar which is now a recreation area and changed the annual flood vs drought cycle for Egypt. It was built during the '60's and is worth taking an hour or so from your...More

Thank Greg48
Reviewed 5 days ago

The largest man made lake. The vision of late President Nazeer, Egypt shows clearly in having made this dam on the banks of river Nile. The fact that Egypt allows people to view this dam with pride also shows on its culture and true heritage...More

Thank Jayaram R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to see here, a crapy place! they make you pay to see some stupid boards with nothing to see.

Thank juschaffer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic construction that is vital to the area but not really that interesting. It's included on a lot of day trips to philae temple as it's on the way otherwise don't bother.

Thank jo l
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 8 November 2017 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 7 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Vibeke C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

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 3 November 2017 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
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