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Address: Aswan, Egypt
Phone Number: 01206555597
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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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Very impressive

This was an included trip on our tour. You don't spend long here, but you have to look at the bigger picture. Most of the electricity for Egypt is produced here, and the dam... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Cairo, Egypt
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the Egyptians highest investment in the history, Egyptians are considering it as the fourth pyramids you can see two levels of water befor and after it

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Thank Hakiem007
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do visit the new Nile Museum recently opened was highlight of this visit. Inside fantastic about everything about the Nile from start to finish. Outside plants disappointingly not planted correctly

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Thank Michael W
Berkshire
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169 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an included trip on our tour. You don't spend long here, but you have to look at the bigger picture. Most of the electricity for Egypt is produced here, and the dam means that the people of Egypt can farm the land all year round. It is vitally important to the economy of Egypt hence the security that... More 

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Thank CocoaBerkshire
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38 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick look from the top of the dam shows you the biggest lake in the world (Nasser Lake) and the rest of the nile. You can see the Nubiam village from the top of the dam.

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Thank Ahmed A
Mumbai, India
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49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Engineeringwise an marvel but not really a tourist attraction. Aswan should be seen as a gateway to Abu Simbel rather than local tourism point of view.

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Thank Anand2107
Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing interesting!!!!! Poor dam! Very expensive taxi to there!!! And not only - there is 30 paunds entrance fee!! No student discaunt!! They took our money for nothing!!! Skip it! So sorry that we spend 50 paunds there! Never again!

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Thank IvanTconev
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the stops along our half day tour in Aswan. The lake and scenery is beautiful but there is not much to see otherwise. We spent about 10 minutes at the lookout point, and your movement is restricted to a cluster of signs describing the construction and a viewpoint on both sides of the dam. The most... More 

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Thank sarahmz2015
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dam is quite impressive as an engineering accomplishment, but you are not allowed to take pictures with high magnification and also are not allowed to go anywhere but on top of the dam.

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Thank magdzilla
Cairo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will definitely feel proud on visiting high dam it is very nice experience, but we have to visit before 5 pm

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Thank Mohamed A
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The High dam rescued Aswan and Egypt from disasters, although it's a short visit and nothing much to see , but just standing there and watching the huge structure and thinking about how Aswan and Nubia would have looked like without it makes you appreciate it.

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Thank Ahmed E

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