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Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan
"At 18:00 Pm Pickup from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan to Spend the evening while enjoying the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple that takes you on a narrated journey to discover the legends of Goddess Isis & God Osiris.There is a marvels story for this temple since early century the site of Philae was flooded for six months each year.An incredible restoration program was undertaken in the 1960s and the Temple was moved stone by stone to the current location. Enjoy the spectacular lights of the multimedia presentations which vividly reveals the form and majesty of this ancient site and walk through the magnificent temple as its history is narrat"""Sound and light show in Aswan at Philae Temple. This is a private tour that includes all pickup and drop off transfers
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Aswan Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple
"After the sunset your representative will pick you up from your Nile Cruise / hotel in Aswan for a fantastic 1 hour show at Philae temple. The visit begins with a romantic motor boat ride to reach Philae Temple Island upon arrival have your camera ready for the spectacular sound and light show. Walk through the temples of Philae while listening to a detailed story of the legend of goddess Isis and god Osiris. Watch in awe as a rainbow of lights and laser projections illuminates th bringing it to stunning life.Walk through the temple of Philae atmospherically lit courts halls and colonnades as the commentary summons up the ghosts of pharaohs past and recounts the temple’s history through the ages. Discover the symbolic meanings behind the wall reliefs and admire the lights of the floodlit edifice reflected in the lappin
From $40.00
 
Aswan Sightseeing Tour from Luxor by Road
"At 06:00am your expert guide will pick you up from your Hotel in Luxor and accompany you in a journey along the Nile River which studded with stunning architecture and varied scenes of great natural beauty. The Nile is squeezed between the rocks and a series of Isl especially when the desert crowding in on both sides of the Nile River.Arrive at Aswan to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan northern granite quarry. The obelisk still attached to the rock on the bottom side the project was abandoned because of the crack appeared in the granite single block. If finished it would have measured around 42m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1200 tons. Proceed to visit Aswan high dam an embankment dam built across the Nile at Aswan
From $99.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Jiddah

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Mosques/Masjid

Jeddah one of the famous cities in which the magnificence of the deep rooted past combines with the originality of the present with all its modernity. This allowed Jeddah to preserve its distinguished...
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Housing Architect.

Perhaps nothing is a better illustration of the connections between Jeddah and Yemen (and the lack of historical ones between Jeddah and Nejd) than the city's architecture. There are many buildings...
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Holy Month of Ramadan

i find this quite astonishing when women dress up in thobes with long sleeves specially in ramadan whether they are in work, school or occasions. there are even women who buy and keep special thobes...
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Religion/History/Culture

I recently have been to a Sufi service which is quite commong among the Sufi community men and women respectively. Since it's mainly a segregated culture when it comes to conducting such services,...
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Wearing the veil.

To cover or not to cover, that is the Western woman's question. Well, the first 3/4 of my trip I did not cover my head. The last 1/4 of my trip I did. I found that I was a lot more respected, even...
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Welcoming New babies to the World

i guess every reader is aware that Saudia has got the highest birth rate in the world. perhaps Saudis are so proud of it, being the first generator (or exporter,lol) of human babies and resources,...
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Schools/ Education system

I liked 2 listen how school was introduced 2 Saudi Arabia & when women officially were given the right to education. Sixty yrs ago,only boys,against housekeeper girls,used 2 attend group studies...
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Old DownTown

Perhaps the most shocking thing to see in a city such as Jeddah is the general lack of investment in any sort of restoration or upkeep. On the one hand, urban development and urban design do not...
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Wedding Customs

this seems to be a long tradition that has originated in arabia but certainly not from jeddah. it's a mixture of henna and water i think. then, it's stirred and mixed in a bowl to make it a thick...
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Prayertime Retreat

This is what I miss most since I left home to have my break time 4 times per working day. This comes from the daily Five Islamic Prayers; Fajr (dawn), Dhohor (noon), Asr (late afternoon), Maghrib...
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Condolence Customs

its divided into 2 steps:The burial: the deceased, Islamically, should be buried ASAP as a sign of honouring them by giving them home. the deceased's body must be washed in a certain way by family...
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Eating Customs&Manners

although i have spent most of my life in jeddah, i never thought of what the national dish could be or what jeddawi people eat in everyday life. perhaps i take everything for granted when it comes to...
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Local dress/Tradional wear

Saudis are very proud of their clothing traditions, and it is very common to see Saudi men, young and old, wearing the thobe, a long shirt that goes from the shoulders to the ankles. While it may be...
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Services At The Corniche

In Jeddah, a lot of families/friends have picnics in the evenings (once the sun sets it gets a bit cooler). Common sites are: around the monuments, sculptures and grassy median strips, and also along...
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Top Hotels in Jiddah

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Al Hamra Corniche, P.O. Box 41855, Jeddah, 21531, Saudi Arabia
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North Corniche Road, Jeddah, 21362, Saudi Arabia
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North Corniche, PO Box 14315, Jeddah, 21424, Saudi Arabia
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Medina Road, PO Box 8483, Jeddah, 21482, Saudi Arabia
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PO Box 14018, Jeddah, 21425, Saudi Arabia
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Palestine Rd. Corner PR Fahad Street, PO Box 6448, Jeddah, 21442, Saudi Arabia
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Top Things to Do in Jiddah

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Old City

The Sharbatly family is one Jeddah's best known as they have dominated the country's food industry (packaging and distribution) for many decades. This undoubtedly was their historic family house years...
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Corniche

Enjoy an uninterrupted view of the sunset along the endless length of Corniche Road. Right before the sun set, many families set up chairs along the seaside, some having a barbecue party especially...
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Museums

Built in the early 1900s in the traditional Hijazi architectural style, Beit al-Balad served as the headquarters of the British legation in Jeddah from World War I until the 1930s. This turbulent...
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Durat Al Arous

Last year my friend visited this resort and had the time of his life. His recommendition to me before I went there is to arrange for someone to guide me. The number he gave me was 0591544569. This...
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Mosques

I'll be honest - there's probably no inately historical value to seeing or photographing this mosque. It is located in that part of the downtown core that is dominated by oil-boom era buildings, and...
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Beautiful Creatures Zoo

Morning visits on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays are limited to female students, other days are fore male students; and on some other days, the zoo welcomes the Qura'an schools students, the...
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DunaKal

"Here is where I live"
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Manyana

"Jiddah--the narrator of my tedious life's story"
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TomorrowsAngel

"life @ the beach"
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kenyneo

"Journey to the West"
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"~~Welcome to City of Eve~~"
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