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Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan
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This large temple complex, relocated to the island of Agilika with the building of the High Dam in Aswan, features the magnificent Temple of Isis that was built in the late Ptolemaic and early Roman periods.
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Island of Agilika, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Earlier this year my wife and I had the good fortune to travel to Egypt with Canadian travel company Adventures Abroad, fulfilling a lifelong dream for both of us. Thanks to veteran tour leader Martin Charlton and our Egyptian guide Ahmed Mohsin Hashem, our small...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although recently deconstructed & relocated to its new island position because the Aswan dams projects, you probably wouldn't realise that unless someone told you. You get there via a small boat - beautiful blue water and rocky outcrops, followed by the revelation of the temple...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Philae temple , is one one of the great temples that you have to visit , while visiting Aswan .. the site location itself definitely worth the visit!

Thank Nancy H. E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went quite early in the morning 9 am or so to beat the June heat...great place - dedicated to Goddess Isis -- very tranquil and peaceful...the sight of the river Nile by the temple makes it serene..we went when they were very few visitors so...More

Thank BJayraj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. A short boat trip to the island takes you past an island just above the water where the temple used to be before the High Dam was built. The temple itself is well preserved and dates from the Greek period.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an amazing site (even though not the original site of the temple). Remember a few things: You need to take a boat to get to the temple. Best to go with a guide or someone who knows where and how to get there....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling on MS Mayfair and our guide arranged this trip. Beautiful temple and very interesting. The short boat trip over was worth it and we even managed to get my duaghter, in her wheelchair on board!!

Thank BunnyWatlington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tickets to the temple are LE60 and are purchased at the entrance on the left hand side (before the shops) then head to the boats to get a return trip to Agilika Island (temple was moved here in the 70's from Philae Island). The boat...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can only access the temple from a boat ride, which means (if you are not in a tour group) bargaining with the locals. The boat ramp was a line up of touts, but more polite than other places. Once you get to the island,...More

Thank codym481
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hire a guide and ride a Feluka to Philae. Choose a time of day that is not so busy, either early or later in the day. this Temple is one of the late period temples and is one of the last to be built. I...More

Thank Emad A
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How much are the tickets and is the sound and light on everyday???
14 December 2015|
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Response from Damian94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! Tickets to Philae Temple cost is 60 L.E. egyptian pounds for day visit. Sound and light show we paid 200 L.E. ish including transfer and boat- price from November 2015. Details you can find if you tape to google sound... More
Dear Trip advisor member, I hope you are fine, I am preparing a research project conducted for my master of science in Tourism Studies, Which deals with the image of Egypt in the mega tourism website, I would like to ask you kindly support and help for my empirical study of my research by answering the following survey (questions). Your help is highly appreciated. 1. What images or characteristics come to mind when you think of Egypt as a travel destination? 2. How would you describe the atmosphere or mood that you would expect to experience while visiting Egypt? 3. Please list any distinctive or unique tourist attractions that you can think of in Egypt? Thank you for your time
3 March 2015|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
1 The Pyramids, the Step Pyramids at Saqqara, the Sphinx, the Nile, Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the temples at Luxor and Karnak, the gold mask of Tut Ankh Amun, Cairo and the Mummies, Ramesses the Great and... More