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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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Sound and Light Show Philae.

We were taken by mini bus to the departing pier where we had to wait for 20 minutes before departing by boat. The sunset view was very good. On arrival it was dusk and only had to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken by mini bus to the departing pier where we had to wait for 20 minutes before departing by boat. The sunset view was very good. On arrival it was dusk and only had to wait for 15 minutes for the English show to start. We had to stand for the first 20 minutes then moved on into... More 

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The English version was the first show of the night and was very quiet in terms of visitor numbers. You get a totally different perspective of the temple at night, the way the reliefs are lit with coloured lights and the audio give the story of Isis and Osiris which brings the temple to life.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good sound and light show. Especially now that there are not too many people going. So it is easy to get there and get a good seat. Bring a light jacket if you go from Oct-Mar because it gets a little cool at night and the wind can whip through.

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Thank Steven W
Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It starts with a boat ride under the stars to reach the island of philae .. - in which the price is not included in the ticket , Ticket is 125 EGP for foreign languages and 25 EGP for arabic language And the boat ride is 65 EGP for the arabic trip and 125 EGP for the foreign trips which... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

You reach there by a short boa ride.The sound and light show is well done and takes you along the different parts of the temple. The first two or three sessions are walking and then you sit down in an amphitheater in the open for the last session.

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

A little melodramatic at times, still wonderful to visit Philae at night with the atmospheric lighting and a boat ride under the stars

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

A wonderful show that was theatrical and astonishing !! Very moving story of Isis and her Family of Gods, really one of the best highlights of all in Egypt to see in my humble opinion. We were lucky the night we went there were only 25 people so as we moved through the Temple to various places in the story... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 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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