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New Kalabsha

Near Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
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Private Tour: Kalabsha Temple on Lake Nasser
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Private Day Tour to Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum from Aswan
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Near Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was part of a small group tour and a couple of us were able to persuade our guide and group to make the trip out to Kalabsha. We took a small boat over and so glad we did as the site was void of...More

Thank Uniqueoutlook
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When my friend and I visited the site the only other visitors were two Germans. This is a shame, since it is a most interesting place. Located just above the high dam, a motor boat is required to reach the island where the Kalabsha temple...More

1  Thank Rand C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Kalabsha is a group of temples relocated on the banks of Lake Nasser 20km south of Aswan. Kalabsha temple dates from the time of Roman emperor Augustus and is the best preserved of the three temples here. The decoration was never completed and the reliefs...More

2  Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The large temple of Kalabsha is a Ptolemaic temple added to by the Nubians and dedicated to Mandalus, a hawk headed diety. Also to be found there is the temple of Beit el Wali, one of Ramesses II's temples dedicated to his victories over the...More

Thank paneb
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Its located near High Dam Aswan. Its less crowded than Philea Temple and with a tour guide egyptologist ancient egypt was easier to understand.

Thank Zaleha N
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

In order to go to the kalabsha temple, you need to make sure and ask your hotel to arrange for a boatman to be ready by the Nasser lake port. Don't just assume that you drive and go right away. The temple is very nice...More

1  Thank hafsa777734
Reviewed 29 October 2016

You get here by motorboat. This is found in Lake Nasser which means this is not its original location and that it had been moved in the 1960s. It is believed that this is the largest free-standing Nubian temple. At one time this temple was...More

2  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

this is not a very famous site so we were not sure what to expect. Its one of the sites moved to higher ground by UNESCO with the help of Germany in this case. It has five temples or parts of them in fact and...More

1  Thank abhi2001_10
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Kalabsha was on our itinerary as we toured Aswan and we enjoyed the visit. Not crowded, we had a leisurely time exploring the several temples.

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The new arranged site of New Kalabsha consists of several Nubian temples and parts of tempels. They all have been relocated by UNESCO when the High Dam was built. I would recommend to visit them: the area is so quiet, peacefuly... and yet history is...More

Thank cwfan
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