Qubbet el-Hawa, Aswan

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Qubbet el-Hawa is a site on the western bank of the Nile, opposite Aswan. The name is derived from the dome of the tomb of an Islamic sheikh, but archaeologically, it is usually understood as referring to the site of the tombs of the officials lined up on artificial terraces below the summit of the Nile bank upon which the Islamic tomb stands.
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  • Our cruise ship reached Aswan around 9 PM and I was on the top deck. I was amazed by the illuminated Spaceship-like mountain. So beautiful and peaceful especially the rippling reflection.  more »
  • Both beautiful to look at from a distance and from Qubbet el-Hawa itself. A nice side trip to see the tombs and after a short hike to the top the views are wonderful. We stayed on a ship accross...  more »
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  • Masjid «Badr» in Aswan, aka «Rook» because it was originally a strategic military Bishop in the reign of Mohamed Ali Pasha «» and the first location of the school in Egypt. It was built in the reign of the late President Abdel Nasser «» was opened under the late President Sadat «».
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