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...
A rather sophisticated eatery with an air-con dining room and a large terrace overlooking the Nile and the city. The menu includes...
Lonely Planet review
This great cafe terrace and restaurant is the place to be at sunset, with 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). Or take a taxi here after dark. Very popular with locals at night.