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High Dam

Aswan, Egypt
+20 120 655 5597
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Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile dam was a 1960s feat of engineering.
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Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Dam built by President Nasser. Interesting, you only need about 15 minutes there. Not too far from Aswan.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much after you get there. The structure is more interesting than the dam itself. If you have spare time and are sick of the pool, it might be worth a drive.

Thank C L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's not too far from Aswan so it's worth a visit. When you get to the dam there is only 1 small section where you can get out and take photos but there's not a lot to see apart from water

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an interesting tour, I would not feel its absolutely necessary to visit the dam but if you desire go ahead. Most of the Temple I visited were excellent, here I would say very good for its history.

Thank eknox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great place for a few photos and to enjoy the view on offer. deff not a must see. you will prob spend about 15min at the loc.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the Aswan high dam was the vision of the late president Nasser of Egypt who built this to protect the people of Egypt from droughts even if it did not rain for 6 years in a row. This a majestic architecture and you can...More

Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great views, great scenery, very tempting to take a swim. It's fascinating to see the biggest dam and how secured it is. A little far out from the city but a must to see.

Thank 507France507
Reviewed 19 August 2017

it was a good experience to go to the high dam in Aswan. Aswan really a wonderful and relaxing city.

Thank Greatpyramidinn
Reviewed 16 August 2017

For those who don't know, Aswan Low Dam, a gravity masonry buttress dam, was built at the former first cataract of the Nile. When initially constructed around 1902, nothing of its scale had ever been attempted - it was the largest masonry dam in the...More

Thank Jayant K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was interesting to read the history of the dam and see the size of Lake Nasser; however it is probably not a “must see”. It is a nice visit if you have time.

Thank George O
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