Beach for Swimming
The little-visited Nubia Museum, opposite Basma Hotel, is a treat, a showcase of the history, art and culture of Nubia. Established in...
Among the modern graves in this vast cemetery are some ruined mud-brick domed tombs, some of which go back to the 9th century. The domes...
The menu includes Nubian and international dishes. The place seemed neglected at the time of our last visit.
Sharia Abtal at-Tahrir · interesting places nearby
A cafe terrace and restaurant to head for at sunset (if you can't get to the Cataract Hotel) for its spectacular views over the First Cataract. Sit on the huge shady terrace for a mint tea, or enjoy the small selection of excellent grills or pizzas (E£40 to E£50). Take a taxi here after dark. Very popular with locals later at night.