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Nefertari's Temple of Hathor

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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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We arived by road at sunrise. We were in December but heat start to be felt early in the morning. The view of the temple is amazing by its grandeur. The inside tour was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We arived by road at sunrise. We were in December but heat start to be felt early in the morning. The view of the temple is amazing by its grandeur. The inside tour was very interessting. The smell, light and colours were unforgettable.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth making the effort to visit this awe inspiring monument in spite of the long bus journey from our hotel in Luxor. You stand there and wonder how ever did they construct this huge statues 2000 years ago A absolute mus do.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This temple sits next to Ramses II temple. It is smaller and less impressive. Put this temple anywhere else along the Nile and it would be amazing. But, walking into this temple after Ramses temple, it cannot compare, which really is too bad because it is beautiful for a different reason.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wow and wow. I could not do it justice with my camera so I took photos with my eyes to remember for later. I felt insignificant when I visited and admired the artistry and dedication required to build this memorial. Take a go pro or video camera a still camera will not do it justice.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Just an incredible place. Standing looking up at those statues, it really puts into perspective how hard these must have been to make. We flew to Abu Simbel and were some of the first to arrive. It was an early flight but well worth it. Once the coach convoy turns up, it can get pretty busy.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

the smaller temple next to the big one still nice to see but fly down from aswan more time viewing than travelling then coach ride is horrendous

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Well, Nefertari's temple is right next to Ramesses II temple. Nefertari's temple is small thought. Some guys working on the site say that it's forbidden to take photos inside the temple but i've seen one of the guys taking a picture of a couple inside the temple ! I know it's non sens and for this reason, i waited for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

mesmerizing place to visit with all the glory of pharaohs ! this place is a must visit "world wide" don't miss it if you are in aswan . the trip is up to two hours by car yet totally worth it. and don't miss taking picture with the kitshy key of life barer :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It's a long ride from Asuan preferably done very early in the morning, but it's magic when you arrive at 7 in the morning and still can enjoy the silence on the border of Lake Nasser. The temple is astonishing as is the fact that the whole complex was removed some 60 meters upwards to save it from inundation in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Only temple for a queen. It is nice and well done but is clear Ramses lived Harold more than his wife as his temple is much larger and more significant. No photos allowed inside. After the long drive must see this one too.

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

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