Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel

The power of one of the most iconic pharaohs remains evident at Abu Simbel Temple Complex, a pair of colossal temples forming part of a World Heritage Site. Consisting of the Great Temple and the Small Temple, the complex was built during the reign of Ramses II in the 13th century BCE. The complex was meant to honor the gods and, in no small part, Ramses himself. Several colossi of the long-ruling pharaoh represent highlights of the temple complex, which was entirely relocated in 1968 to prevent damage by the construction of an artificial lake. Using our international travel planner, Abu Simbel attractions like Abu Simbel Temple Complex can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • He looked even more so once the fame. Each lodging when you book a tour through the hotel or take a side trip to the broker. Starting around 4 pm for 7:00 or so. 09:12:00-12 starting about sibanjjeum can return.
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  • Impressive place to the ldo's Lake. Striking the temple though it is a reconstruction. Expensive 250 egp entries, egp 300 camera. In 2 hours you do, and there is no nad more to do. There is no explanation of anything. To go on the day trip from Aswan
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  • Deepest temple ever visited, lots of room inside. Impressive. Must visit when in Aswan. Every accommodation will book this for you for next day 4 am depending 1pm return. Cost L£ 200 - 300 for return ride plus L£ 215 for entrance tickets. Bus will stop for 10 min each way
  • Amazing twin temples...one for the king and one for the queen. The grandest set of statues. And the most awesome for pics. The most amazing thing was the restoration efforts ..they moved the whole temple when it went underwater after Aswan dam build.
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