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Sound and Light Show - Philae

Philae Island, Aswan 0097, Egypt
+20 2 33852880
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At each Philae Sound and Light show, the Egyptian gods and goddesses are, like Osiris, resurrected before our eyes to tell us their life stories. What would Isis say today if she learned that her temple was allowed to sit in water for many years? She would not be happy with this, but she would be proud to know that, like her husband Osiris, Philae was reborn so that new visitors can see the glory of Philae year after year. ...
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

go at night---it is thrilling to see the temple at night---thrilling!!!!! sound and light can be corny but overlook that and focus on being there at night!!!!!

Thank William B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have been to this attraction several times at night. Because of how close you are to the equator, the stars appear to touch you. The story told of the temple is so wonderful to hear. There is a short boat ride to the island,...More

Thank Jimmie F
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I liked the temple more by day more than by night, but the sound and light show is at night so I went twice, It's surrounded by beautiful scenery of the nile, I went there by a boat which was a fun ride.

Thank Dina Z
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited the temple only in the evening to see the Sound and Light show, which took a different meaning to the buildings normally seen in the daylight. Firstly it was a coach ride to take us to the launch boat area so that we...More

1  Thank 735PLR
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This was my first sound and light show and I was thoroughly impressed, so well executed, so informative, well worth it.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the temple in the day time yesterday and loved it and so went back for the Sound and Light show tonight. We sat waiting with 3 other people but no one else turned up so we had to purchase 2 extra tickets between...More

Thank jackiew296
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went hoping to catch show BUT You cannot count on it happening because they decide very late in day if happening and guide did not even get straight story from in charge so don't count on it. Plus you would have to pay double boat...More

Thank gurusdakini
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I love this show, I really love it, the temple at night is totally different than the day visit, you enjoy the wealthy information during the show about the gods Isis and Osiris and their legend, together with all what you want to know about...More

Thank minanabil77
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were taken by mini bus to the departing pier where we had to wait for 20 minutes before departing by boat. The sunset view was very good. On arrival it was dusk and only had to wait for 15 minutes for the English show...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

The English version was the first show of the night and was very quiet in terms of visitor numbers. You get a totally different perspective of the temple at night, the way the reliefs are lit with coloured lights and the audio give the story...More

Thank JaranBaica
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Response from FGM66 | Reviewed this property |
I would say that it would be extremely difficult for a wheelchair user, as there are many steps and a lot of uneven ground to go over.