We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
$44.10*
and up
Philae Temple Sound and Light Show with Private Transport
More Info
$27.00*
and up
Aswan Philae Temple Sound and Light Show with Private Hotel or Port Transfers
More Info
$43.75*
and up
Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This large temple complex, relocated to the island of Agilika with the building of the High Dam in Aswan, features the magnificent Temple of Isis that was built in the late Ptolemaic and early Roman periods.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“boat ride” (139 reviews)
“goddess isis” (44 reviews)
“original site” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Island of Agilika, Aswan, Egypt
Write a ReviewReviews (1,954)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

331 - 340 of 1,255 reviews

Reviewed December 9, 2016

Need a boat to get here, and if you are fortunate to have a couple of different groups on the boat the cost is shared amongst all. Nice temple with a a couple of guys sitting around inside waiting to help take a picture for...More

Thank Lovetotravel1618
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Enjoyed very much indeed the visit of the Philae temple, the guide gave us full information about the temple and the amazing history behind. The visit will take about 1 hour maximum.

Thank Egybe
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Do not miss this one out !! I suggest hiring a tour guide to help provide you with the story behind this temple. It is truly a piece of art and the view from there is beautiful.

Thank Farouhiiii
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Although one of the smallest out of the way temples this place has such a feeling of complete tranquility and calm siting in the sun you could be back in the times of the gods I loved this place

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Went at night for the English light and sound show. The trip to the place was through a boat. At night a bit scary but once you go there you are taken by the story of isis and Osiris and you go around to see...More

Thank irenesaad
Reviewed December 4, 2016

little bit hot must have a sun block and a sun protection for your head and enjoy the historical information about this country - enjoy :)

Thank George W
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Amazing seen and historical you have to visit using the nile and enjoy the trip and make a good memories there

Thank George W
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

As the others, this temple is so pretty. I think the most enjoyable thing is the amount of tourist is very low compare to other times in egypt. So it is definitely a good time to go and visit the most of everything in Egypt.

Thank Lili A
Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is a good starting point for everyone visiting Aswan. Can be done in group or as a solo traveler (although you have to negotiate hard for the boat ride going to the Island).

Thank Xylem T
Reviewed December 1, 2016

You need a guide who know the history of these place..else it will be very boring. The boat ride is nice and the scenery is beautiful.. Take lots of photos for your memories there

Thank Anazainon
PreviousNext
13233343536126
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 hotels in Aswan
Nile Hotel Aswan
91 reviews
.23 miles away
Memnon Hotel
98 reviews
.23 miles away
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
1,365 reviews
.38 miles away
Basma Hotel
293 reviews
.47 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
1902 Restaurant
205 reviews
.35 miles away
The Terrace
176 reviews
.36 miles away
El Masry
236 reviews
.83 miles away
El Dokka
221 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Nubian Museum
468 reviews
.31 miles away
Unfinished Obelisk
575 reviews
.37 miles away
Elephantine Island
306 reviews
.60 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
itutourism
Dear Trip advisor member, I hope you are fine, I am preparing a research project conducted for my master of science in Tourism Studies, Which deals with the use of Mobile Apps in tour operators in Egypt, I would like to ask you kindly support and help for my empirical study of my research by answering the following questions. Your help is highly appreciated. 1. Your Age: 2. Your Gender: 3. Your Country: 4. Did you booked any trip to Egypt through mobile app of Tour operators before? 5. If you used mobile app before, what the name of the best mobile app as you see? 6. If there are mobile apps for tour operators in Egypt, would you like to use it for booking or search for offers? 7. What are advantages and disadvantages of using mobile apps in booking and searching offers, as you see? thanks for your cooperation
August 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Pascale R | Reviewed this property |
hi french 54-year Old woman traveling with 19-year Old son. looked at availabilities restaurant ratings and attractions on booking and TripAdvisor. booked hôtels on Booking twice. would not trust directly booking... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
Lmebed
December 13, 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Damian94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! Tickets to Philae Temple cost is 60 L.E. egyptian pounds for day visit. Sound and light show we paid 200 L.E. ish including transfer and boat- price from November 2015. Details you can find if you tape to google sound... More
0
Votes