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Address: Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Private Tour: Abu Simbel by Minibus from Aswan
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Temples of King Ramses II and Queen Nefertari with Flight from Aswan
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Private Tour: Abu Simbel Flight and Tour from Aswan

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Best site of Egypt

This is a marvelous site with amazing and giant sculptures of Ramses. It is a wonder to see the temple complex. It is a three hour drive from Aswan. It is worth the trip. The site... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a marvelous site with amazing and giant sculptures of Ramses. It is a wonder to see the temple complex. It is a three hour drive from Aswan. It is worth the trip. The site is restored by UNESCO after the Aswan dam flooded its original location. This is a must site to visit to appreciate the colossal monument.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the pyramids of Giza are perhaps the most recognizable artifacts of the ancient Egyptian world, following closely behind are the Abu Simbel temples. It is truly breathtaking! One of the most stunning places to visit on earth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever find yourself in Luxor I urge you to get up at a silly hour and go and visit this amaing temple of Ramesses II and his favourite wife Queen Nefertari I have lots of photo's but I don't want to spoil it as nothing prepares you for what you see when you urn the corner to feast... More 

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Goettingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many reasons not to miss this amazing site, from the art and the history to the management of the site. So glad to have been able to visit!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Abu Simbel Temple Complex true its not easy to get there, we had to take a boat for 3 days, but trust me this is WELL worth every minute! if you thought that the piramids were fantastic, wait till you see this fabulous complex. you will be blown away!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic historical place. So impressive. It takes a long time to go there by bus from Aswan, but the trip is much worth while.

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Port Augusta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited here a few years ago and it truly was a privilege to see magnificent temple complex. it was truly breathtaking and it a must for anyone visiting Egypt to see. The temple itself has been moved higher so as to not be flooded by the dam. It has been done with the utmost care and you wouldn't actually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me when you visit Egypt it's the pyramids, Valley of the Kings and Abu Simbel complex... Guys they are two temples in the same area with the same ticket as an entry fee, the temples are 260 km to the south of Aswan the Egyptian city I would always recommend to go the tour with an organised operator. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly awe-inspiring. It's a long way to travel for a relatively small site, but worth it. Consider visiting it as part of a Lake Nasser cruise, rather than a day trip from Aswan. When I went in January, there were two cruise options: the Movenpick Prince Abbas and the Steigenberger Omar El Khayam. The two boats had the same weekly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have to agree that this is the second best place to visit in Egypt. The statues, the hieroglyphics, the history, it's all there. It's on the banks of Lake Nasser, about 3 hours drive south from Aswan and the desert scenery is some of the most exotic in Egypt.

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