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“Part of the usual tourist circuit to Philae, but really not worth it”
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High Dam
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Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan
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Private Tour from Aswan to Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk
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Private Day Tour from Luxor to Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk and Philae
Ranked #7 of 37 things to do in Aswan
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Owner description: Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile dam was a 1960s feat of engineering.
Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

site of egypt's largest engineering project to prevent the flooding of Nasser lake. Nothing at all of interest to see, and you cannot enter to see the hydroelectric at work. I think this is added to the typical tourist trail solely to gain £30pp back for the department of water's expenses.

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Reviewed April 10, 2013

The tour of the Aswan High Dam through Memphis Tours, with tour guide Ahmed El Prince was excellent. His English was excellent, the history and description of the entire area was very good and he answered all of our questions. With him as our guide, we left with a great appreciation of the

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Reviewed April 9, 2013

This if you are on a tour your guide will take you too, you do not need to spend too much time here you get off the coach everyone dashes to the dam with the nile running in the background for a photo once you get the spot you want you get your photo then everyone dashes across the road to get the other photo of the reservoir then back to the coach.
O.K THERES NOTHING TO BE SEEN HERE !

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

A very impressive piece of engineering and a tribute to President Nasser's dream of the future. Very practical in controlling the annual floods (although a headache to archaeologists!) and generating much needed power. Egypt has a lot of great potential and optimustic, friendly people.

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Probably more interesting for engieniers, for regular people more important from historic point of view.
Not too much to see or do.
I will have prefer to get more time in Philae Temmple or the market.

Thank gabymassiel
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