Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Aswan

Aswan is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Aswan one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Aswan is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Aswan or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Aswan. Explore the historical monuments of Aswan with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Aswan guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Aswan page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Aswan with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Temple Of Isis At Philae

    #1 of 6 Historical Places 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

  2. Unfinished Obelisk And Fatimid Cemetery

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Aswan
    Unfinished Obelisk And Fatimid Cemetery

    Tags: Historical Site, Cemetery, Archaeological Site

    Address: Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    So it’s a big rock project that no one finished. Big deal. It really is a big deal; this could have been the largest ancient obelisk in the world if it had been finished. It would have stood 42 ...Read more

  3. Nubian Museum

    #3 of 6 Historical Places 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. Monastery Of St. Simeon

    #4 of 6 Historical Places 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

  5. Tombs Of The Nobles And Kubbet Al-hawa

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Aswan
    Tombs Of The Nobles And Kubbet Al-hawa

    Tags: Historical Site, Tomb

    Address: Tombs of the Nobles, West Bank, Aswan, Egypt

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

    This place just isn’t going to impress you until you know exactly WHO’s buried here. All I’ll say is that they were important… like, really important. Only six of the Old and ...Read more

  6. Ferial Gardens

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Aswan
    Ferial Gardens

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Ferial Garden, Kornish el-Nil, Aswan, Egypt

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Corniche El Nil is a pleasant road on the east bank and it’s very southern end leads you to a pretty little garden. Though nothing stands out as such, it’s a nice place to stroll about in....Read more

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