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Address: Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Most Memorable Trip of my Life

In flying into this historic site, my body was chilled with excitement. This absolute wonder of man-made creation is a sight to behold.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

In flying into this historic site, my body was chilled with excitement. This absolute wonder of man-made creation is a sight to behold.

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Hull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

we wasn't really interested in this visit until we spoke to people who had been, its well worth seeing it was also very safe, i think some people expect too much from visiting temples but we just wanted to visit these places while we can, the bus journey is long but me and the wife travel a lot so we... More 

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guildford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

it is hard to believe the size of these statues let alone that they were moved bit by bit. I climbed up onto the statues toe and ate a picnic at 6am before the sun rose.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We liked Abu Simbel, but the experience left a bitter taste in my mouth. We gave the ticket guy a 200, 100, and 50. He kept saying the total, "345" from the very beginning. This was a distraction. He then changed out the 200 and insisted we only gave him a two 100's. Be careful of the thieving. Also, I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Worth hauling your butt half way to oblivion... yes. You have to see enough massive, ancient constructions like this BEFORE you're able to understand what a pointless pile of sand it all is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Difficult to get to and quite expensive Excursion, but an absolute must see. This is one of the most impressive excursions that we experience as combination of a Nile Cruise.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

1. Purchased a Mini Bus ticket for EGP115 through Keylani Hotel, Aswan.They also supplied a takeaway breakfast. 2. Picked up by mini bus from hotel between 03:15 and 03:45. 3. Departed in a police escorted convoy 04:00. 4. Arrive Abu Simbel Temples at 07:00. Purchased entrance ticket Adult EGP115 (Temple ticket 100L.E,Guide fees 13 L.E plus 200pt Local council fee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This temple complex is breathtakingly beautiful! It is hard to believe that this has been carved into pieces and relocated to its present location. A definite must see! Ramses II and his favourite wife looming larger than life. Don't be fooled by guys in galabiyeh robes who want to show you a seemingly significant hyroglyfic. It is all in the... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This place is incredible, safe to visit as part of a convoy and lots of police input. Totally worth it even the long journey is interesting and has good views of the desert. The place is stinking hot so beware ! But an absolute must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Abu Simbel is far south near the border with Sudan. You can get there by bus (3-4 hs) or plane (30 mins) from Aswan. Counting airport time and transfers, it's not much of a difference, but buses travel in police convoys, so there's a bit of uncertainty with the bus. There are actually two temples in Abu Simbel: Rameses II... More 

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Address: Abu Simbel, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Abu Simbel

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