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After a tiring morning in the hot sun at Abu Simbel and later at Aswan high dam, we checked into our cruise boat and I hit the bed . When I got up In the evening and came out on the balcony, there in front...More
Situated on the east bank of the river Nile, this monument built in the memory of her late husband and philanthropist Agha Khan , the monument is visible from anywhere in Aswan.
Closed to the public, the monument with its distinct silhouette sits right on...More
The Aga Khan is the hereditary Imam (leader) of the Nisari Ismailis. The Aga Khans mausoleum overlooks the Nile River, near Aswan.. You can find it without too much bother. It's interesting, without being spectacular.
we did not visit but passed by on our falucca sail, it was a beautiful afternoon, down the Nile, we felt regal, thank you Mr. Abdalla Mohamned for your guidance. You must request his services at Blue Sky Tours, very intelligent and knows his history.
We were able to view this most interesting looking mausoleum from the base of the hill while on our desert camel ride. No one is, now, allowed to go inside this mausoleum since the last wife he married died in 2000 and was placed in...More
I saw the Aga Khan's pink mausoleum atop a West Bank sandy hilltop while riding on a ferry between Elephantine and Kitchener's Island. Silhouetted against the blue sky, the pink stone building with its Muslim influenced architecture was a great photo opportunity, particularly in the...More