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Nubian Village

Aswan, Egypt
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$32*
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The Nubia Museum
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Ranked #7 of 20 Attractions in Aswan
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Cairo, Egypt
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Nubian village itself is not impressive...it's the location on gharb soheir that is breathtaking...the bazaars are very small and limited in variation but the people are the true spirit of the place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

A typical tourist trap. You can buy the same things all over the world. Visited also the crocodile house. Not worth it

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Kangra, India
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

It is like any village in India. The people are friendly and they love tourists. The boat ride to village is more interesting. Overall an average attraction.

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cairo
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

There are many villages in Aswan. Easiest village to visit is Elephantine Island. Very interesting nubian houses with lots of colours. Just walking around was fun.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband and I decided to take a trip to the Nubian Village during our 3 night Nile river cruise. It was a great experience! The took us on a faluca boat ride down the Nile, before arriving to the village they gave us the opportunity to take a dip in the river (soooo cold!). When we arrived to the... More

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The people are delightful, and the farmers we visited so gracious and hospitable! We toured a farm and marvelled at how cool and comfortable their home was without the need for air conditioning (all due to construction materials and architecture), and saw how they farmed the land in the traditional way. We were allowed to feed the young camels alfalfa,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had a felucca sailboat ride on the Nile to get to the Nubian Village. Wandered around the village before going into one of the colourful houses. The host was only too happy to show us his home (which was very modest) and to sit & talk with us and share a drink.

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Poltava, Poltavs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

it was a fantastic stay with a very friendly staff... also the locationof the hotel near the sea really very nice view and thanks animation team speacial Gvantsa...i hope i come back to this great hotel

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It's a normal little village from nubian people that live thank the tourists and make many different typical things to sell. But interesting))

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Nubian village is a bit touristy. Yep, I got to handle a small crocodile which was THE highlight of the trip. Otherwise it's just a tourist trap, more shops but these ones trying to hawk "genuine" Nubian artefacts. Sigh! The best part is the trip up the Nile and over the cataract on the way to visit it.

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