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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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Owner description: This gigantic semi-finished obelisk, dating from the New Kingdom, would have weighed a staggering 1,197 tons if completed.
Reviewed August 16, 2013

This thing is huge and a must see. It is really cool. I would love to see one of these carved out, moved and set up in today's world. The worst part about visiting any historical site in Egypt is the annoying street vendors. The souvenir sales people are so rude, obnoxious and pushy. More people might buy some of their stuff if they would just be patience, polite and a lot less pushy.

Thank Kyle L
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

When you see the wonderful egyptian obelisks present not only in EGYPT but in many famous capitals like PARIS,ROME and many others,you cann't help feeling deep admiration of that old great civilisation that produced such masterpieces of both art and engineering thousands of years ago when nothing of the technical facilities that we know now were present.Definitely you'll ask yourself :How could they make it?
The answer is waiting for you there,in the unfinished obelisk in ASWAN
Don't miss it,it is a must see.

6  Thank BOSHRA76
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

I am happy to see this unfinished OBELISK. If it wouldn't have cracked, it would have been difficult for some people in other part of the world to believe it's manufacture and transportation. I also travelled to Luxor to see some of the displayed Obelisks. The cruise ship port is not far away so visitors can also cruise from Aswan to Luxor to see these finished Obelisks.

Thank GBEFALOR
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

People travel to see sites of finished Obelisks but I was fortunate to be at the sight in Aswan to see the carving of an uncompleted Obelisk. It answered so many questions I had been asking myself. There still some questions I feel are still unanswered. How do they carry such heavy monuments to sights like Luxor and other places in Egypt? What was the size of the ship that carried Obelisks over the Nile? I will certainly return to Egypt when it is politically calm.

Thank GBEFALOR
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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

Thank safiapeter
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