Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Aswan

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Aswan is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Aswan a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Aswan.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Aswan:

  1. Abu Simbel Temples

    #1 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    Abu Simbel Temples

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Abu Simbel Temples, Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is far, far removed from the rest of the attractions around Aswan and that lends a bit of a mystic touch to the place. These temples are massive the biggest in Aswan. You might have seen a bit of...Read more

  2. Temple Of Isis At Philae

    #2 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    Temple Of Isis At Philae

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture , Unesco Site

    Address: Island of Agilika, Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Philae is actually the island that the temple USED to reside on. The construction of the Aswan Dam led to the island’s flooding, so the UNESCO had the whole complex relocated to the Agilkia Isla...Read more

  3. Nubian Museum

    #3 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    Nubian Museum

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Nubia Museum, el Fanadek Street (Opposite Basma Hotel), 81111, Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 09:00 am - 01:00 pm Details

    The museum was brought about when UNESCO appealed to Egyptologists and archaeologists the world over to save Nubia’s relics from the rising waters of the dam-lake Lake Nasser. 60 expeditions res...Read more

  4. Sound And Light Show - Philaetemple Of Kom Ombo

    #4 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    Sound And Light Show - Philaetemple Of Kom Ombo

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm Details

    The famous Sound and Light Show at the Philae temple narrates the story of the legends of Goddess Isis & God Osiris. The narration digs deeper divulging interesting historical facts of the temple&...Read more

  5. Monastery Of St. Simeon

    #5 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    Monastery Of St. Simeon

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery , Archaeological Site

    Address: Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The monastery here was built on the ruins of an older one and dedicated to St. Simeon. For four centuries the monks here practiced converting Nubians to Christianity till Saladin destroyed the place. ...Read more

  6. New Kalabsha

    #6 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    New Kalabsha

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: New Kalabsha, Near Aswan, Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Yet another site brought into being by the rising waters of Lake Nasser. The temples and relics here were all relocated from their previous premised that have now submerged. These include: The Kalabs...Read more

  7. Kalabsha Temple

    #7 of 7 Art and Cultural Attractions in Aswan
    Kalabsha Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Kalabsha Temple, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

    The Temple of Kalabsha or the Temple of Mandulis is an ancient and majestic structure in New Kalbsha. This Roman Period Temple dedicated to the sun god Mandulis was cut into 13 thousand blocks and was...Read more

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