Unfinished Obelisk of Aswan - Trips in Egypt

The Unfinished Obelisk of Aswan

The great Unfinished Obelisk of Aswan is considered the largest Obelisk to be built by a man in the world. It was intended to be a 36m tall obelisk that weighs more than 1000 tons. The marvelous story of its building didn’t finish as during its construction and while removing the block of stone from [...]

Aswan High Dam - Aswan Dam - Trips in Egypt

Aswan High Dam

Aswan high dam is considered the most important modern achievements and throughout our article, you’ll get to know everything about that fabulous construction and why it has a lot of significant impacts over Egyptian society. The History of Aswan High Dam The Egyptian President "Gamal Abd El-Nasser" was the first one to call for the [...]

Abu Simbel Relocation - Trips in Egypt

Abu Simbel Temple Relocation Process Step-by-Step

Tourists gather together from around the world on two well-known dates “October 22nd & February 22nd” to witness the magnificence Abu Simbel Sun Festival. These two temples were built in the 13th century through the 19th century. Ramses II wanted to commemorate his victory in the battle of Kadesh So what is so special about Abu [...]

The Nubian Village - Nubian History - Nubian Region - Nubian Language

The Nubian Village

The Nubian Village is inhabited by indigenous Nubian people, who are known for their customs, traditions, beliefs, architecture, history, and even the way of their life and places where they live that is mixed with lovely colorful places and unconventional clothes. The Nubian History The lovely people of Nubia are the ethnolinguistic group, who were [...]

Philae Temple - Temple of Isis Relocation - Trips in Egypt

Philae Temple Relocation

Brief About Philae Temple Philae Temple was built in 690 BC and it is considered the last of the ancient temples constructed in the classical Egyptian style. It serves as an amazing example of the cult that was built around her story that includes Osiris and Horus it was dedicated to goddess Isis. This mesmerizing [...]

Discover the Hidden Attractions in Aswan | Places to Visit in Aswan

The Hidden Attractions in Aswan

Aswan is known for its astonishing attractions and unique landmarks, Take your exploration tools and head to the Nubian city “Staggering Aswan” to discover the hidden attractions in Aswan. Elephantine Island One of the important hidden attractions in Aswan is Elephantine Island which is one of the major highlights in Aswan because of its palm [...]

Aswan Nubian Museum - Nubian Museum Facts - Aswan Museum

The Nubian Museum

Aswan Nubian Museum Overview Aswan Nubian Museum is located in the Elephantine Island on the southeastern side of Aswan in Egypt close to the ruins of Abu. It was opened in 1912 and it features many artifacts from Nubia during the construction of Aswan High Dam. What You Can Find Inside the Aswan Nubian Museum [...]

Kom Ombo Temple Facts | Kom Ombo Temple History | Kom Ombo Temple Location

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo temple is a double unique temple that is located in the town of Kom Ombo 30 miles (48 km) north of the Aswan governorate in Upper Egypt. This temple was constructed during the era of the Greco-Roman but the area had been inhabited since the pre-dynastic period of Egyptian history. Many ancient burial [...]

Edfu Temple Facts | Edfu Temple History | Edfu Temple Information

Edfu Temple “The Temple of Horus”

Edfu temple is the most impressive one among all Nile temples between Luxor and Aswan. It is located in Edfu city, which is located 60 km north of Aswan on the west bank of the Nile River in Upper Egypt. It was established during the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC. Edfu temple was the center of [...]

Abu Simbel Temples Facts | Information About Abu Simbel Temples History

The Two Temples of Abu Simbel

These splendid Abu Simbel temples are located in the Nubian village in southern Egypt about 230 km southwest of Aswan near the borders of Sudan. They were carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century B.C during the reign of the 19th dynasty pharaoh Ramesses II. These gorgeous temples are the lasting historical monument [...]