Explore two of the most famous sights in Aswan, Kalabsha temple which was built around 30 BC during the early Roman era, on the site of a much older temple and the Nubian Museum which houses monuments and artifacts from the Nubian culture and civilization, it was inaugurated on November 23, 1997.
Your Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from your Nile cruise or hotel in Aswan to visit the temple of Kalabsha. When the High Dam was built between 1960-1970, a number of ancient temples were moved to an Island near Aswan. The most significant monument is the Kalabsha temple, dedicated to the Nubian god Mandaulis, the Temple was originally located 50 km south of Aswan. It was built around 30 BC during the early Roman era, on the site of a much older temple.
Proceed to visit the Nubian Museum, a showcase of the history, art and culture of Nubian civilization. The museum was established in 1997, in cooperation with Unesco, it is a reminder of what was lost beneath Lake Nasser. The Museum offers artefacts, objects start with prehistoric from the Kingdom of Kush and Meroe. The Coptic and Islamic art displays lead to a description of the massive Unesco project to move Nubia’s most important historic monuments away from the rising waters of Lake Nasser, following the building of the Aswan High Dam.