The city of Aswan located south of Egypt in the east bank of the Nile. It was named before as "Swenett" taken from Egyptian symbol of trade, maybe because it was the center market of ancient Egypt. All of the limestones and granite rocks used to shape the pyramids and temples all extracted from Aswan. The city is famous with its voyages trips and Nile River cruise in the hottest summer days and warmest winter climate ever. Aswan was chosen by the most influence figures from the Egyptian dynasties to build their temples and obelisks there for its geographic location, such as Philae temple and abu simple temple. Witness this majestic atmosphere of Aswan city by booking one of our Aswan day tours.