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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
Philae Island, Aswan 0097, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Egypt has many but this one is unique ,i guess the location of the temple and being on an island in the middle of the water of the Nile made it spectacular and unique .

Thank Mahmoud H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My daughter and I travelled to Egypt late April 2018, it was one of the amazing holidays made even more spectacular by our tour guide Egyptologist Michael Farah. We travelled in small buses in groups of 10 people. Our tour guide was excellent. The Pyramids...More

Thank pamelasamson1
Reviewed 15 June 2018

I attended the last showing of the light show which was in arabic, the atmosphere was incredible. You start by riding a boat to get you to the temple, where you get a beautiful view of a lighted temple at night, then when all the...More

1  Thank Farah B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I would probably still do it just to see the temple lit up at night, but the narrative needs to be completely revamped. It is pretty bad.

Thank nikita606
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is really nice to see in the evening if you are trying to beat the heat but it really is so much better during the day. The audio that accompanies the light show seems a bit hokey but it's still nice to experience this...More

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Creative and dynamic retelling of the history of the temple complex. Kept me thoroughly engaged throughout.

Thank AkramI40
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We travelled over to the island on a motor boat To begin we stood facing the temple whilst the legend of Isis was told to us by actors, and various bits of the building were lit dramatically in white and green lights The story continued...More

1  Thank Colin K
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We were told that this was the best of the light shows previous to our trip, so we were very excited to see this show. It started at 6.30pm and lasted for an hour. The show was in 3 different parts of the temple complex,...More

1  Thank travelhappy15
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Too much taped history--could've done with some real actors. Lights kept changing on the temple; not very creative. But you have to see it.

Thank Suporto
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Temple is beautiful. But the show was dull. Voices narrating the story of the gods, but with no relation what so ever to the lighting. I would have expected more of a graphic kinda show in our era of technology. Better visit the temple in...More

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Response from FGM66 | Reviewed this property |
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.