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The High Dam.

Philae The High Dam

This spectacular feat of engineering was built between 1960 and 1971, and measures 3,830 metres long, 111 metres high and 980 metres wide. At the eastern end of the dam there is a visitors' pavilion detailing how the dam was constructed. At the western end there is a lotus shaped tower, built to commemorate the Soviet Union's support in the dam’s construction.

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