The Nubia Museum is a showcase of the history, art and culture of Nubia and is a real treat. Established in 1997, in cooperation with...
Fatimid Cemetery Main Entrance
Behind the Nubia Museum is this vast cemetery; among the modern tombs are some ruined mud-brick domed tombs, some of which go back to...
Aswan Museum & the Ruins of Abu
The ruins of the original town of Abu and the fascinating Aswan Museum lie at the southern end of Elephantine Island. The older part of...
The revamped Old Cataract Hotel has several top-end outlets, but none grander than the 1902. Under its Moorish-inspired dome, the chefs...
Sharia Abtal at-Tahrir · interesting places nearby
Golden Pharaoh information
A rather sophisticated eatery with an air-con dining room and a large terrace overlooking the Nile and the city. The menu includes Nubian and international dishes, and the place is popular with better-off Aswanis.