Philae is a beautiful small island in the lake of Aswan new dam. It is a wonderful tourist attraction in the country. This island makes the whole Lake Nasser beautiful. Philae has a huge history behind it. It was founded somewhere between 380-362 BC. The island was abandoned in the late 6th century AD. UNESCO has declared this island as the World Heritage Site in 1979. The island is now open to tourists and attracts thousands of visitors each year. You should go there and see this beautiful island if you got the chance to.