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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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All reviews sound and light show seated area british actors different parts show starts temple complex boat ride well worth the trip goddess isis day tour abu simbel commentary philae audio dramatic island illuminated
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank AndrewPoulos
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

The sound and light show is mobile. You cross to the island by boat and are taken through the temple, with the story of the Nile, Isis, Osiris and Horus being told as you go. The show ends with further storylines whilst sitting watching the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarpleTraveller
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing and fascinating. A real taste of the Pharoahs greatness. A must visit especially at night or at sunset.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sherine S
Reviewed 31 December 2018

If you have to choose to visit the Philae Temple day time or during this Sound & Light show, I would recommend the Sound & Light show. During 3 stops at the temple, you explore the history of this Temple. Be prepared for the cold...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jov503
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The boat trip is great. Mumbians run the boats and the gift area. Their artifacts are cheap and unique. Well worth buying a souvenir or two we did.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tarcisio S
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We didn't really want to go to a light show, thinking they were touristy and sort of dumb. However, I relaxed in the balmy air of the evening and the lights on the temple, and ended up being carried away by the show and got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.