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Address: Abu Simbel, Egypt
Description: The front of this temple in honor of Nefertari, wife of Ramses II (19th...
The front of this temple in honor of Nefertari, wife of Ramses II (19th Dynasty c. 1275-1225 BCE)is a receding Pylon (similar to the larger temple of Ramses II) with a deified statue of Nefertari and statues of Ramses II on each side of her.
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The temple is amazing. It was an awe-inspiring experience. I have never seen anything like this.I am still in awe! People look like minature toys.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The temple is amazing. It was an awe-inspiring experience. I have never seen anything like this.I am still in awe! People look like minature toys.

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Auburn, Washington, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

One of the 2 temples at Abu Simbel. Both were moved prior to the Aswan dam being built to save them from being buried underneath the rising waters created by the dam. Keep this in mind when visiting this site because when you look at the temples from farther back, the surrounding sand and rocks look fake. The facades and... More 

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Miami
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It is so monumental that you feel something special admiring the art of this colosal statues, and more amazed when you learn that this was in other physical place and it was moved and reproduced away from the risk of the Nile river. I will never forget this experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very interesting temple to see.. we had to wake up early morning and leave 5 am towards the temple with a big convoy of other busses and security protections... its not a long way .. It's advisable to have a guide with you to understand the importance and some key features about this great temple. Not allowed to take pictures... More 

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was built by Ramesses the 11 to impress his wife and again not at its original location due to the high dam in Aswan but put back together as found both temples stand side by side truly a must to visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

situated just beside the big temple in Abu Simbel. This place actually surround by a lake. The view is so breathtaking. And it is advisable to take a private tour guide/egyptologist so that you can learn and know the history.

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Monza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Nefertari's temple right beside her husband Ramses II temple is not as impressive but full of beautiful and delicate feminine figures inside.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Not as magnificent as her husbands monument "next door" but as with all Egyptian monuments it is still splendid and wondrous and hard to believe it was all conceived and built thousands of years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

about 100 meters away is the equally impressive Nefertari's Temple of Hathor. Again one of the most impressive monuments of ancient times worldwide

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