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Sound and Light Show - Philae

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Address: Philae Island, Aswan 0097, Egypt
Phone Number:
+20 2 33852880
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At each Philae Sound and Light show, the Egyptian gods and goddesses are,...

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? She would not be happy with this, but she would be proud to know that, like her husband Osiris, Philae was reborn so that new visitors can see the glory of Philae year after year. ...

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Aswan Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple
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Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan

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If you want to know the Story of Goddess Isis and her Son Horus

UNESCO and many countries has united to save this great History . The Pharos has built a magnificent Temple on another island for the Goddess Isis, but the Temple became... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

UNESCO and many countries has united to save this great History . The Pharos has built a magnificent Temple on another island for the Goddess Isis, but the Temple became submerged under the Nile river water . That's why they have chose different island to move the temples to new location . Also, you will know that the Temples of... More 

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Thank Osama N
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this while being in Aswan History and atmosphere awakes you while you see greatness all around you

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

it says a story of this location but make sure to select and book the day for the language that you need it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Philae /ˈfaɪli/ (Greek: Φιλαί, Arabic: فيله‎‎  Egyptian Arabic: [fiːlæ], Egyptian pꜣ ı͗w q) is currently an island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam downstream of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser, Egypt. Philae was originally located near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile in Upper Egypt and was the site of an Egyptian temple complex. These rapids and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I went to Philae Temple in the day time... and then went back a few nights later for the Sound and Light Show.. Which takes you back in time.. U almost feel as if you are there with the Pharaoh"s..Tours are in English, German, French.. and I think Spanish.... To be there and hear the History is so amazing!!

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Thank Wickedwonder
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We kept moving from scene to scene narrating the cradle of civilzation. The lights and sounds were heart taking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

isis is the hero of this temple story i loved the atmosphere and the transportation to philae at night is charming as its a spot of light in the darkness of the nile

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This tasteful sound and light show surrounds you as you walk through the temple, following the lights, listening to the dialogue. You will feel close to Isis.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Well as I said prior it is a thrill to be there at night and the temple with the different lights....and you can wander around to some degree---not just sitting all the time. OK the narration is hokey but the experience at night is well worth it.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Amazing amazing experience on the most beautiful temple island. To be at Philae at night is magical.

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