The 7 best activities when visiting Agelika Island in Aswan

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Agilkia Island is located in the ancient Aswan Dam basin and along the Nile, and is the site of the display of the ancient Egyptian temples of Philae temples.
The compound of Philae temples was completely dismantled and moved to Agilkea Island as part of a wider UNESCO project, in 1902.
The island of Agelika is considered one of the most important landmarks of Aswan, and Egypt’s most visited tourist destination, especially visitors from outside the country.
The island of Agelika is also distinguished by its picturesque nature surrounding its archaeological temples, which made it one of the most beautiful sites worth visiting in southern Egypt.
The island has been named after the planned landing site of the European space probe Rosetta and elephant spacecraft on the periodic comet called Chori.

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Activities you can do

• From the beginning, you can enjoy a cruise towards Agelika Island, and take some pictures of it and its surrounding islands, rocks and stunning nature.

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• When you arrive on the island, take a walk on its rocky shores and take some pictures of its wonderful green nature and its sprawling trees at the edges.

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Then you can visit the amazing Philae Aswan Temple which was moved to Agilkea Island as part of a UNESCO project in 1902.

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• Don’t forget to take many photos of the walls of the Philae Temple complex on the amazing island of Agelika, which dates back thousands of years.

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You can also visit Trajan’s booth, which is a unique stone canopy with huge pillars overlooking the Nile.

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• You must pass the huge monolithic columns of the island, with amazing decorations and patterns, to immortalize your visit by taking the most beautiful memorial photos.

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• Then you can enjoy a quiet session and have a delicious local or international snack with some refreshments at Al Jazeera Café, which overlooks the Nile.

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Top hotels near Agelika Island

Mövenpick Hotel & Resort is one of the best 5-star Aswan hotels, 31.9 km from Agelica Island.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The location is great and the views are beautiful, the staff is very helpful and the food is delicious.
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Taiba Hotel is one of the best 2-star hotels in Aswan, Egypt, and it is 30.6 km from Agelika Island.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The location is excellent, the staff is helpful and friendly, the services are excellent.
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Agelika Island website on Google Map

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