A selection of pictures of Assuan, Egypt's sunniest southern city located along the Nile river some 150 km south of Luxor. Assuan is a pleasant town where to relax for a few days. Here the Nile is at its most beautiful, flowing between amber desert and granite blocks.

Aswan photo gallery  - 24 pictures of Aswan
Coptic Cathedral photo gallery  - 7 pictures of Coptic Cathedral
Temple of Philae photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Temple of Philae
Nubian Museum photo gallery  - 9 pictures of Nubian Museum
Nile River and Feluccas photo gallery  - 20 pictures of Nile River and Feluccas
Elephantine Island photo gallery  - 15 pictures of Elephantine Island
24 photos of downtown Assuan with its narrow alleys, markets and bazaars.
7 photos of the Coptic cathedral in Assuan which has recently been renovated.
18 photos of the temple of Isis on Philae island near Assuan
9 photos of the Nubian museum in Aswan.
20 photos of the Nile river and feluccas in Assuan.
15 photos of the Elephantine island, which lies in the Nile near Assuan.
The High Dam photo gallery  - 5 pictures of The High Dam
Nile River Sunsets photo gallery  - 6 pictures of Nile River Sunsets
5 photos of the Aswan high dam, which was built in the 1960s.
6 photos of sunsets on the Nile river in and near Assuan
Gallery with all images
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