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Kalabsha Temple

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The Kalabsha Temple is considered one of the most important Egyptian Nubian temples, and one of the most important tourist attractions in Aswan. It was built in the early Roman era in the year 30 BC in the Ptolemaic period, with a distinctive design, to worship the Mandolis god, the Nubian sun god, and it is considered one of the tourist attractions in Aswan that It can be visited through Nile cruises.

Kalabsha Temple is located on an island in the middle of Lake Nasser, next to the High Dam, about 16 km from Aswan. The temple was threatened with drowning under the waters of the Nile due to the construction of the High Dam in Aswan, but the temple was moved to the banks of Lake Nasser, and this happened within the UNESCO initiative to save the effects of Nubia in the sixties of the last century.