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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 yesterday

My husband and I both enjoyed a visit to this temple as part of our Nile River cruise. As was previously stated by others, this was a most impressive nine year undertaking by the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project to preserve this particular temple complex for...More

Thank deb-terr
Reviewed 3 days ago

The temple was relocated on Philae island due to the high dam, so it is now more remote but more beautiful. The temple is not so big, but the carve painting on the wall is pretty nice. If you hire a car for one day...More

Thank mavis S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You stand on the temple frontage and can still see the old site they are that close, by lifting the temple only a few metres thousands have and will benefit from visiting this temple. Not the biggest site but quality rebuilding, good colors and an...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was included with our tour of the Nile River cruise. A beautiful temple, and should visit with an Egyptologist to be able to really grasp the meaning. A UNESCO site worth visit given how much these temples have endured. Very good restoration as well...More

Thank Liliana O
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visit High Dam, we went to the Temple of Philae and spent time there. really awesome, I have never forgotten the time here. Everything is just a sand before all the temples.

Thank sejabin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another temple worth a visit, its on an island so a boat trip is needed, it has been rebuilt on a higher level than originally found because of the flooding of lake Nasser.

Thank flynny69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice short boat ride to get to the temple. Beautiful temple with nice views. There is a small snack area and vendors as you exit.

Thank LeslieG_8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if you're in Aswan. I am so thankful to the people who took the time and effort to dismantle and reassemble this temple, they did a great job and it was well worth the save. You take a small boat...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple was rescued from rising waters behind the two Aswan dams. It was painstakingly relocated piece by piece and located on the picturesque island of Agilika.

Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see if you are in Aswan! The temple is very different to others with the most amazing views of the island. Give yourself at least an hour to explore the temple and island.

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12 August 2018|
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Response from Casper840 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are many boats to take you to the temple. You have to "tip" them however.
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13 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
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