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Sound and Light Show - Philae: Tours & Tickets

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At each Philae Sound and Light show, the Egyptian gods and goddesses are, like Osiris, resurrected before our eyes to tell us their life stories. What would Isis say today if she learned that her temple was allowed to sit in water for many years...more
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Reviewed 6 June 2019

you have to make a deal with a boat first ... they will drop you there and come back after the show to pick you up .... the show is old and new technologies should be used but its OK . you still have a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ahmadali007
Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

We came on the night that the President of Egypt had hosted a party that day. There was scaffolding still left in the center that blocked the finale of the show. The beginning and middle of the show was very impressive but the climax in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank McWett
Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

The Pyramids. Karnak. They both have light shows, and both were decent. The one at Philae made the hair on my arms stand up. Some of the narration is a bit cheesy, but walking inside the temple while it’s illuminated is an experience I won’t...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank rayoboone
Reviewed 8 April 2019

We went to the Sound and Light show as the last thing we did in Egypt and it really rounded everything off beautifully for us. It was very chaotic getting tickets and getting to the island and the Show started 25 minutes late! But it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sjjdxb
Reviewed 27 March 2019 via mobile

It was my first light and sound show and I thought it was very good. The story was great and I like the theatrics. It's not for those who are not comfortable in uneven terrain, however, it was worth the experience. I recommend it!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Valwh
Reviewed 22 March 2019 via mobile

If you have time, it worth the show! High sound and illumination, explaining the history about the believes in the temple! It worth the money!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 16 March 2019

The light and sound show tells a story of the temples and their history. It is well done, if not spectacular.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank delidog
Reviewed 11 March 2019

Seeing Philae by night was so cool. Lots of opportunity for great photos. The temple is beautiful and easy to get to. A highlight of Aswan.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 23 February 2019

Even though we had visited the ruins during the day, it was great to see it at night too, with the history and story piped through speakers, transporting one back to that era. My tip would be to wear layers of warm clothes in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Socialspice
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I attended the Sound & Light show at the Philae temple with a group of about 20. Nearly all in my group really liked it. But I was a little disappointed. As you listen to a recorded narration (audio) in the form of a play...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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I would say that it would be extremely difficult for a wheelchair user, as there are many steps and a lot of uneven ground to go over.
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