The Unfinished Obelisk is located in the northern region of the ancient stone quarries of Aswan, as Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest pink granite. The unfinished obelisk is considered an important source of information reveal how this monument ware created.
On the magnificent site of Gharb Sohail you can discover the colorful culture of Nubia which is one of Africa’s oldest civilizations. The site of Gharb Sohail is traditional Nubian community known for its colorful painted private homes, with about 3000 inhabitants.
The magnificent rock cut complex of Abu Simbel is one of the greatest of seven rock cut temples constructed by king Ramesses II (1279 BC-1212 BC) in Nubia and one of the most impressive of all Egyptian monuments.
Qubbet El Hawa is one of the most important archaeological sites in Upper Egypt. It is located on the western bank of the Nile, about 800 km south of Cairo. Qubbet EL-Hawa literally means ‘Dome of the Wind’.
Kom Ombo is a small town situated on the eastern bank of the Nile between Aswan and Edfu. The town was the cult center for the crocodile god Sobek (the god of fertility and military prowess, also with aquatic and apotropaic qualities).
The island of Philae that once embraced the Holy Sanctuary of Goddess Isis, sank under the waters of the Nile after the construction of the important national project the Aswan High Dam.