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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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the biggest dam in north africa

huge dam complex, built in era Anwar Sadat president with main electric power plant for all over egypt n farmer irrigation

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

huge dam complex, built in era Anwar Sadat president with main electric power plant for all over egypt n farmer irrigation

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We went here just because it was part of our guided tours. It is interesting to see but can be missed if you don't have enough time. It is the reason behind a lot of the historical temples sinking in Egypt (the government has relocated them to preserve them)

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is proud project of Egypt where it helps the country from the floods and provides electricity to the whole country. The visit is recommended if you have a guide and you are keen of modern history.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Nothing extravagant, can be skipped. If you are fond of history and have a good guide, then visit makes more sense.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The high dam is still debated. Was it necessary? Who knows? It is gigantic, and impedes the natural flooding of the Nile.

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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

almost of the travelers' programs include the visit of the high dam. It is about 20 kms from the down town of Aswan. In your way if you are coming from the downtown you will cross the Aswan Old dam or the British dam which was constructed in 1889 and finished in 1902, but had to raised twice because of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Truly interesting and great views of open water on one side and old Nubian villages on the other. Cold and windy the day we were there but our guide explained some of the details and the cooperation of the Russians in getting the dam completed. Really great views.

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

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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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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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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