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“i don't know unfinshed obelisk”
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Unfinished Obelisk
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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
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Owner description: This gigantic semi-finished obelisk, dating from the New Kingdom, would have weighed a staggering 1,197 tons if completed.
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“i don't know unfinshed obelisk”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

i will travel the next month to Egypt and enjoy Egypt Nile Cruise Tour with All Tours Egypt and i asked them to visit the unfinished obelisk, but i think it really wonderful

Visited June 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“big mistake”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

All to be seen is a very long (134' ) obelisk shaped on three sides in its quarry and then left unfinished after a flaw was discovered . Now if it had been finished that would have been impressive.

Visited June 2013
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Old times, great works”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

We saw the Unfinished Obelisk and the whole quarry during May 2013. The unbelievable work was explained to us by our guide. Old Egyptians were really brilliant. One little tip ... you must have enough water because during May the rock is like fresh magma, all around is burning.

Visited May 2013
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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“A sight to see ...”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

It was fantastic to go to the quarry & see an obelisk in formation - the sheer size & effort is absolutely clear & you can get good views from all sides - well worth a visit ...

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Big slab of granite”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

The obelisk is rather large but you will need a knowledgable guide to make this trip interesting. Viewing it is mildly interesting but the information about how they cut the granite is something I found more fascinating. A good guide helps.

Visited April 2013
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