Nubian Village, Aswan

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Relocated after the creation of Lake Nasser flooded their ancestral homeland, the residents of Nubian Village have become increasingly integrated into mainstream Egyptian society while still maintaining their distinct cultural heritage. Take a tour of the village to see its brightly colored buildings, try some freshly baked shamsi bread, and have a chat with the locals, who'll be more than happy to discuss the traditions and lifestyle of Nubians today and in the past. Our Aswan trip planning website makes visiting Nubian Village and other Aswan attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The boat ride from the Movenpick with our guide Ziggy was amazing as we traveled through some narrow channel to our destination. My camera died so you will have to take my word that the colors are...  more »
  • The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. Although it is a very primitive place but full of small restaurants with very good, delicious local food. Small shops with Nubian handcrafts and...  more »
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  • This place is worth a visit, the Nubian tribe has great contributions to the Egypt history. You to go by a boat and they take you to a Nubian house, which is a model of how they lived, they serve you with tea, Brad, there is also crocodile which they believe you be god, once the crocodile becomes big they let go in Nile River. The huts are built with mud to keep in coming in dessert. The government takes care of them with various benefits. You get to see young children riding on the camel very fast, there are old cars. Also many handicrafts and shops.
  • Very interesting their people, food and style of living. Most young adults live with their parents until they are able to make their home. Their homes have very bright colors

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