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High Dam

Aswan, Egypt
+20 120 655 5597
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Supplying water and electricity to all of Egypt, this impressive two-mile dam was a 1960s feat of engineering.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average38%
  • Poor12%
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“lake nasser” (82 reviews)
“artificial lake” (10 reviews)
“man made lake” (10 reviews)
Aswan, Egypt
+20 120 655 5597
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

High dam was made to control flooding of Nile and preserve water for Irrigation. It took lot many efforts and financial burdens to a developing country. It is a picturesce place well groomed with lot of.plantations as a photo and picture spot. All along. It...More

Thank JSS71
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place itself is not that nice but after u take the elevator u can see a nice view of the Dam and naser lake

Thank Mariam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This huge water project was designed to save water from the Nile during the flood to be able to cultivate more areas and the most important reason is to generate electricity.

Thank nasserah2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The High Dam is interesting to see as it is one of the largest dams in the world but the Hoover Dam in Las Vegas is much more beautiful. There is an interesting structure called the "friendship tower" that commemorates the friendship between Russia and...More

Thank 462World_Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

read the history about Nile's irrigation role before comparing the 2 dams ( the english and the soviet).

Thank deyan55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Much to my surprise this visit was one of my highlights of Egypt. The sheer size and seeing what was accomplished and understanding why is mind boggling. Then add to that how they saved the temples during the process and how it has completely changed...More

Thank zoeevans2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The importance of the High Dam is well documented on signage and your guide can extend the conversation. Agricultural land and electricity capacity all increased greatly. The creation of the world's largest artificial lake, Nassar Lake, is impressive.

Thank dekalbill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

hired a local taxi for about 200 egp for 5 people.takes 40 mins to reach the high dam and the route takes you through the aswan dam or low dam. Spent about 1 hour on the dam. There is an impressive monument to showcase the...More

Thank vikas k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the dam is impressive. Apart from looking over the edge there really isn't much to do. Heavily guarded by army and police wielding ak47s and very busy even in the off season.

Thank Annie1066
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Nothing important :), only the nile view from there :) So this is a one time visit to be done at 10.00 am or so as part of something else For instance while going or coming from philae temple that’s it

Thank Ibrahim E
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