Aswan Botanical Gardens| El Nabatat Island in Aswan
The garden began as a home to some Nubians who were engaged in agriculture by planting green fodder in it by two single legs, then Lord Kitchener who owned the Kitchener’s Island took it as its headquarters and was a military base during the English occupation and after the end of the occupation, it turned into a public park and was called a botanical garden.
Aswan Botanical Gardens or (El Nabatat Island in Arabic) is an important landmark of Aswan Governorate and one of the best parks to visit in the governorate, especially during periods of seasons and holidays in Egypt. The botanical garden is located in the city of Aswan and is surrounded by the waters of the Nile from all sides. The botanical garden includes the rarest types of plants in the world.
The Botanical Garden area is approximately 18 acres and includes the most important rare tropical trees. The maximum length of the Botanical Garden is 700 meters and the maximum width is 115 meters, and the Botanical Garden is oval-shaped inside the Nile River. It includes about 720 species of rare plants and tropical and subtropical perennials. The garden site is unique worldwide, and 3 beautiful elements are gathered there that are not found anywhere else in the world, which is its view on the western mountain rich in ancient Egyptian antiquities, which begins with the nobles tombs in the north and ends in the Aga Khan Cemetery in the south with a height of 50 meters above the surface of the water and a length 1.5 km directly on the Nile. The garden began as a home to some Nubians who were engaged in agriculture by planting green fodder in it by two single legs, then Lord Kitchener who owned the Kitchener’s Island took it as its headquarters and was a military base during the English occupation and after the end of the occupation, it turned into a public park and was called a botanical garden.
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