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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
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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
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
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
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
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