The Mausoleum of Aga Khan on the west bank of the Nile contains the tomb of Aga Khan III, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili sect and his wife Begum Om Habibeh

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Mausoleum of Mohammed Shah Aga Khan, Aswan

The Mausoleum of Aga Khan on the west bank of the Nile contains the tomb of Aga Khan III, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili sect and his wife Begum Om Habibeh.

The Mausoleum of Aga Khan on the west bank of the Nile contains the tomb of Aga Khan III, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili sect and his wife Begum Om Habibeh. The Fatimid-style mausoleum is built of pink granite and sandstone, while the sarcophagus is of white Carrara marble.


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About Mausoleum of Mohammed Shah Aga Khan

 Qism Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

Mausoleum of Mohammed Shah Aga Khan and Nearby Sights on Map

Monastery of St Simeon

The 7th century Monastery of St Simeon on the west bank of the Nile is a Coptic monastery that was first dedicated to the 4th century local saint Anba Hedra and later to St Simeon

Aswan Botanical Gardens

Aswan Botanical Gardens are on Elnabatat's Island which was earlier known as Kitchener's Island

Ferial Gardens

The Ferial Gardens at the southern end of the Kornish Al Nile (Corniche) are a relaxing spot with great views of the river

Nubian Museum

The Nubian Museum traces the history of Nubia since pre-historic times and showcases the culture of the Nubian people

Abu Simbel

Aswan Museum

The Aswan Museum on Elephantine Island displays Nubian artifacts saved during the construction of the Aswan Dam and archaeological finds from ongoing excavations

Fatimid Cemetery

The Fatimid Cemetery has mud-brick domed tombs from the Fatimid Empire and earlier, dating to the 7th - 12th centuries

Qubbet el-Hawa

Qubbet el-Hawa (Dome of the Winds) is a site on the western bank of the Nile with rock-cut tombs of Nubian nobility mostly dating to the Old Kingdom (around 2000 BC) and a few from the New Kingdom

Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan is the largest known ancient obelisk

Elephantine Island

The Elephantine Island in the Nile has the Nubian villages of Siou and Koti, and the Temples of Satis, Khnum and Pepinakht-Heqaib