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Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make this site a must visit when in Aswan. It is a tranquil, beautiful architectural experience and devoted memorial to a magnificent man.

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were able to view this most interesting looking mausoleum from the base of the hill while on our desert camel ride. No one is, now, allowed to go inside this mausoleum since the last wife he married died in 2000 and was placed in...More

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I saw the Aga Khan's pink mausoleum atop a West Bank sandy hilltop while riding on a ferry between Elephantine and Kitchener's Island. Silhouetted against the blue sky, the pink stone building with its Muslim influenced architecture was a great photo opportunity, particularly in the...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Mausoleum of Aga Khan sits on a hilltop on the West Bank of the Nile River across from Aswan. It’s an impressive looking building but it’s closed to the public.

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The late Aga Khan spent his winters in Aswan because he found the climate and the, faintly, radioactive sand helped his rheumatoid arthritis. As he was the leader of the Ismaili sect of Shi'ite Islam, it was considered appropriate to have his tomb designed in...More

1  Thank Rand C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Mausoleum of Aga Khan located at very nice location. From Mausoleum location you have very nice looking to the Nile river.

Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The Mausoleum of Aga Khan is the mausoleum of Aga Khan III, Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, who died in 1957. The mausoleum is located at Aswan, along the Nile of Egypt, since Egypt was formerly the centre of power of the Fatimids. The mausoleum is...More

Thank Chiaro D
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were cruising by boat on the Nile river and it was a pleasant surprise to see a Mausoleum in the desert on the bank of river Nile! A simplistic monument in a stark background. The Mausoleum of the Late Aga Khan.

Thank Traveler-O-World
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It's a private place, Old historical place, you can not visit but it's very beautiful from the outside. The Place is on a cliff, and the story behind it is very interesting,

Thank Marmaroza
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It seems that wherever you go along the nile in Aswan you see this majestic Mausoleum on the cliffs as a reminder of what he did for the people in the region!

Thank 326bernardi
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