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    In ancient times, as the name suggests, an important centre for the ivory trade, Elephantine Island, or Abu, meaning both ivory and elephant, is the oldest settlement of Aswan. Although it measures just slightly more than one kilometre by half a kilometre, the island is home to extensive ruins, Nubian villages, a museum and a luxury hotel, all set within a landscape of fig trees against the backdrop of the Nile.

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In ancient times, as the name suggests, an important centre for the ivory trade, Elephantine Island, or Abu, meaning both ivory and elephant, is the oldest settlement of Aswan. Although it measures just slightly more than one kilometre by half a kilometre, the island is home to extensive ruins, Nubian villages, a museum and a luxury hotel, all set within a landscape of fig trees against the backdrop of the Nile.

Local Information

Language:
Arabic
Currency:
Egyptian pound
Local time:
GMT +3 hours
Local airport:
Luxor
Flight time:
5 hours 27 minutes

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Movenpick Resort Aswan

5 Star

A five minute shuttle boat ride across the river takes you to the Movenpick Resort Aswan's splendid location on Elephantine Island in the middle of the Nile

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Movenpick Resort Aswan

5 Star

A five minute shuttle boat ride across the river takes you to the Movenpick Resort Aswan's splendid location on Elephantine Island in the middle of the Nile

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Local Information

Language:
Arabic
Currency:
Egyptian pound
Local time:
GMT +3 hours
Local airport:
Luxor
Flight time:
5 hours 27 minutes

Weather

40

30

20

10

0

J F M A M J J A S O N D
10 11 12 11 13 13 13 12 12 11 11 10
Average daily hours of sun

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