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Aswan Botanical Garden

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Address: Aswan City, Aswan, Egypt
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$28*
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Felucca Ride on the Nile in Aswan at Sunset
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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens

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Wonderful Botanical Garden

- It is one of the oldest gardens all over the world. - Very organized and clean garden with diversified types of plants from all over the world. - Located in an island in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mohamed_alia2012
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Eilat, Israel
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I paid a visit in August and the place is nothing I would consider to be a botanical garden:) you need to know the season in order to know what to expect. I was very excited for the promised birds as well in one of the guidebooks and there was only one bird...:))) also, google the pictures of the place,... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

- It is one of the oldest gardens all over the world. - Very organized and clean garden with diversified types of plants from all over the world. - Located in an island in the middle of the Nile River in a 17 acres wide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a simple boat trip to get to the Aswan Botanical gardens and it's a wonderfully cool place to survive the heat of the day and see some wonderful and diverse plant species as well as in the museum finding out what the history and use, of some of these trees and plants, are . If green is your thing... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Compared to botanical gardens in the United States, I would have equated this garden with a park setting. Not many labels and not very diverse planting seeds. Still, it was a nice felluca ride from Aswan. The only negative was the caretaker of the garden museum who kept bothering me trying to give me intonation, when I just wanted to... More 

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Thank MTS13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Very beautiful island with a serene garden, you can easily spend a couple of hours wandering around or simply sitting on the edge to watch the boats pass by and listen to the birds.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

a great garden in the separate island in the center of the Nile. contain unique plants. great nice weather with amazing nature surrounding you, so it is a great place to relax in Aswan.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

May be because people are accustomed to historical places as being the only type of sights to be seen in Egypt, this place is different and worth visiting. People in love with horticulture will appreciate its existence so much. I guess it could be better by more systematization, categorization and may be by supplying printed catalogues of the garden to... More 

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Thank Hungarani
Marseille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

It's not much about the flowers themselves...what the book says is true, the plants are kinda managing it alone ...it is that you can bring your picnic and enjoy the shade with an amazing view on the dunes its Nice and chilled ! Share à great time with local families !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

The island had a nice garden. It was relaxing when you got away from the other tourists. There were several cats living on the islands. I came across one dog. Poor thing had a terrible, oozing ear infection. It is hard to really enjoy the surroundings when an animal is suffering.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Definitely worth a short trip, combined with a felluca trip on the Nile. Very peaceful setting and cool (temperature-wise) get away. Guide not really needed.

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