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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting visit, specially because it makes you disconnect about the Pharaonic Egypt and come back to the recent times. The High Dam really changed people's lifes, and it's a really important construction for Egypt, of which they are so proud about

Thank shadylau
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was built into our tour arranged with Myodysseytours. It was interesting to see but honestly nothing spectacular.

Thank Geechung19
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a dam built across the Nile. I didn't find it quite fascinating as I felt it's like any other dam. We went there as it was part of our tour package.

Thank Sunitha K
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not certain all people would feel how fascinating this dam is but as en egyptian i couldn't feel more proud walking around the dam and listening to the history behind it. Worth a visit!

Thank Norhan H
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I didn't find it fun, but seeing how big lake Naser was was a surprise. I wish I could go fishing there.

Thank Dina Z
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you are an Egyptian, you might be interested due to the nature of its historical events. If you are not an Egyptian, this is just another dam. So go only if you have time or you are going to Kalabsha temple because it is...More

Thank Ahmed D
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