Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk Tour from Aswan
>> Tour Highlights
Aswan 4 Hours
Unfinished Obelisque – Philae Temple – Agilkia Island – Motor Boat.
>> Tour Description
Aswan is home to several ancient Egyptian landmarks, including the Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisque. With a guided tour, visitors can explore and learn about the history and significance of these iconic sites.
The tour typically begins with a visit to the Philae Temple, a complex of temples and shrines dedicated to the goddess Isis. The temple was originally located on the island of Philae but was relocated to its current location on Agilkia Island in the 1970s due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Visitors can admire the well-preserved hieroglyphics and carvings, as well as the impressive architecture and engineering of the ancient Egyptians.
Next, the tour moves on to the Unfinished Obelisque, a massive stone pillar located in a quarry just outside Aswan. The obelisque was never completed due to cracks that formed during its construction but provides insight into the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to create these impressive structures. Visitors can also learn about the symbolism and significance of the obelisque in ancient Egyptian culture.
Overall, the Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisque Tour provides a fascinating glimpse into the ancient Egyptian civilization and its lasting cultural and architectural legacy. With a knowledgeable guide to provide context and insights, visitors can gain a deeper appreciation for these impressive landmarks.
>> Tour Availability
Days ->> Available all days.
Locations ->> Available in Aswan.
Price 60 $
- Pick up & drop off transfer from Aswan.
- Entrances fees of Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple.
- Motorboat to reach Agilkia Island where the temple is located.
- Accompanied professional tour guide.
- Meals or drinks.
- Personal expenses.