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Aswan High Dam: Tours & Tickets

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Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile dam was a 1960s feat of engineering.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the international politics, environmental consequences and Egyptian nationalist issues surrounding the dam (e,g, Nasser, the Suez Crisis, the Soviet connection, the Kushite issues) are very interesting and important for understanding Egypt’s place in the world, these things can be learned better and more easily...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tuscantraveler54
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess that having a look here is standard practice when in the area. An important piece in the development of Egypt but not that interesting for a tourist.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JPDM788
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This dam was constructed by Russians and gifted to the Egypt government. The dam is extremely important is the sense it controlled flooding of the Nile, provided adequate water for irrigation. A nice one time watch

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sayanjeem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have never been to a dam before - driving across this one and getting out to see what is there is somewhat interesting. There is a little bit of information posted but you may wish to read more detail to understand how it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank beachlovernc2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok for a look if passing by, but don't make a special trip just to see it. The security "scanning" was a bit of a joke, walk in one door and out another next to it, but no gates or fences??

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShutupGreg
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Great to be able to visit such an important Dam built to stop the flooding on the Nile. We had a visit there by bus, short trip but very interesting and could have spent longer looking at all the information on the building of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

The Aswan high dam was built with the help of the Russians after the USA put too many conditions on their aid. It’s interesting, but if you are pressed for time I’d skip this unless you are a dam fan.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Really very good location. The importance of this place is very much for Egyptian people. The history behind it is also very interesting. Do visit , it's really worth.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank sophiegregor
Reviewed 2 August 2019

you need a tour guide to explain to you this place is very interesting rich in history and lot of crocodile in the lake

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank canadian361
Reviewed 26 July 2019

if we do not now the history than it is just a water body. Almost 30 minutes away from the city. If you have option can include any other place as not so important

Date of experience: May 2019
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Purchase your water in advance, ideally in a grocery market or ask your guide to do it for you. Yes, you must tip almost everyone all the time, it varies depending on the service. Your guides can help you and or give you an... More
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