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Address: Aswan, Egypt
Description: Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile...
Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile dam was a 1960s feat of engineering.
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High dam

Nice place but it visit can take less than 10 Minutes and it`s a huge Project was Constructed to Protect Egypt from Floods and it Provides Egypt with Power

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nice place but it visit can take less than 10 Minutes and it`s a huge Project was Constructed to Protect Egypt from Floods and it Provides Egypt with Power

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is something to wonder at, the engineering, the clearance of the valley , the rebuilding of the temples etc is such a great story but nothing is really made of this on the site. Just some info boards and very little else. Must have missed or not seen any tours around the dam etc. the view is nice but... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Having been to other famous Dams, this is the most impressive I have seen, amazing that such a huge Dam was constructed in the first place, but when you consider that 24 temples were moved and saved when the Dam was being built, it makes it all the more impressive

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Great solution to the Nile flooding problem and energy source for the country. Only a few minutes to visit. Great scenery. Massive lake created as a result. Impressive work.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Good scenery and a nice place to stop by.. one can see the Kalabsha and Philae temple.. we covered it within a day tour around Aswan

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nothing much.... Just it fulfills all the requirements what a dam should do....Took a photo near friendship symbol....

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The ultimate in 20th Century achievement for Egypt & the Egyptians are so proud of it, but honestly what is there to get excited about? It works, so........? We did the dutiful visit before going on to the Nubian Museum which was far more interesting.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I can see no reason to visit this project. We visited as part of a bigger half day tour and this was unimspiring.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Visit to this informative site was included on the cruise itinerary, a long visit is not needed. There is heavy military presence everywhere, non threatening though, and the dam can be seen also on the way to and from the airport. The Temple of Philae can be seen from the road at a distance.

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Chicago, Illinois USA & Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I came here and had a good experience. They brought us into a room with maps of the dam and surroundings. It showed us a side view of the dam and how the water flows. But there is no explanation. And the man who showed us couldn't explain too much, even if Arabic. He didn't know anything.... More 

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Address: Address: Aswan, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan

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