Aswan, a city on the Nile River, has been southern Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since antiquity. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Philae temple complex, high dam,old dam, and the amazing temple Abu Simbel Temples .
on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty.
Aswan is Egypt’s southernmost city . What sets this beautiful city apart from Cairo and Luxor, however, is that its buildings occupy only the East Bank and two islands in the river, with its barren West Bank’s dunes,
Aswan is located roughly where the Western Desert and the Eastern Desert meet, and just north of the great expanse of water created by the Aswan Dam known as Lake Nasser.he real lif
so during your visit to aswan don’t miss to visit abu Simbel Temples,Nubain Village,Felucca ride around the Islands ,botanical garden
there are lots to see in Aswan and will be good chance to discover the real life of the Egyptians