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Aswan



Aswan
Introduction

1. Elephantine

2. Temple of Khnum

3. Runis of Yebu

4. Nilometers

5. Temples of Satet

6. Aswan Museum

7. Nubian villages

8. Tombs of the Nobles

9. Felucca trip

10. Kitchener's Island

11. Aga Khan Mausoleuem

12. Monastery of St. Simeon

13. Unfinished obelisk

14. Fatimid cemetery

15. Nubia Museum

16. Aswan High Dam

17. City scenes

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ASWAN
City scenes

Central Aswan, Egypt


Central Aswan, Egypt


Although people stay in Aswan for long, come back, and in general enjoy the place, the city itself isn't really quite what you could hope for. Much of it looks like anywhere else in Egypt, and the market area has few if any architectural attractions.



By Tore Kjeilen