If you are planning a trip to Egypt, the beautiful Nubian Village has to be on your Egypt travel itinerary. The little village will capture your heart with its mystifying beauty and distinctive culture.
Aswan is a destination in southern Egypt, peacefully settled along the west bank of the Nile. The Nubian Village painted in all the colours of the rainbow is a popular spot among local and foreign tourists. As you wander through the picturesque Nubian Village, you will be fascinated by the amazing variety of unique Anakato Nubian houses sitting adjacently to one another. Take a stroll through Nubian where you will gain a profound insight into the authentic beauty of Egyptian culture and architecture.
The traditional Nubian houses feature geometric shapes and various shades of green, red and orange, forming a giant rainbow of Egypt. The Nubians believe that these bright colours contribute to happiness, peace and a good harvest.
Siou and Koti are two colourful Nubian Villages. There is a path across the middle of Elephantine Island that connects the two villages and local markets. Strolling through their shady alleys and gardens, you will get a view of Egyptian-inspired hotels and guesthouses. You will be wowed by their eye-catching shapes, built to resemble the sun, trees, animals or paintings that depict the daily lives of Nubian villagers.
Aside from its colourful architecture, the village intrigues visitors due to its unique Nubian culture and customs. The Nubians are so friendly and welcoming and their warm hospitality will be waiting for you in one of the traditional Nubian family houses. You will have the opportunity to embark on an amazing culinary experience with plenty of gourmet Egyptian dishes. Additionally, you can also experience other thrilling activities, for instance, sandboarding in the Sahara Desert, swimming in the Nile or catching a stunning Egyptian sunset.
Your trip to the Nubian Village would not be complete without travelling to the local markets to browse through their brocade fabrics, clothes, handbags, trinkets, attires or toys. After that, pop to a local restaurant or a food stall to chow down on an authentic dish. Above all, do not forget to snap photos in the postcard-perfect Nubian Village. Travel to Egypt and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.
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