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Address: Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Private Tour: Abu Simbel by Minibus from Aswan
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$338.00*
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Private Tour: Abu Simbel Flight and Tour from Aswan
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Temples of King Ramses II and Queen Nefertari with Flight from Aswan

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Temples at Abu Simbel

Amazing experience. It was great to be one of so FEW visitors, so many are scared to visit because of security issues, but so sad that this is the case. These temples are truly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
viv19612016
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London, United Kingdom
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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is really no need for anyone to review this monument of ancient history, this is a must do! Whether you are into Egyptian history or want to see something amazing, this is for you. This is a temple complex built by Ramses II to increase his popularity in the bordering region between Egypt and Sudan to increase his control... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing experience. It was great to be one of so FEW visitors, so many are scared to visit because of security issues, but so sad that this is the case. These temples are truly awesome.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This trip was included in package, but meant a 3 1/2 hour journey fron Aswan. This temple was physically moved in the 1960's during the building of the high dam. What a feat!

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New Delhi, India
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge statues in sitting pose with a wonderful outside view. Good for photography click the same statues a number of time. Be aware of the attendants they offer you key for the the picture to taken with it and themselves and afterward the you make to shell out dollars. Ladies should take care they try to come close and touch... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was surprised that I did not like this place very much. First, I loved the HUGE statues of Ramses II. There is nothing more impressive than these huge monuments, and the facade of both temples are great and well done restoration and salvage taking them from the bottom of Lake Nasser. BUT ... once you get behind the facade... More 

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1 Thank Steven W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is huge and captivating, Travel from Aswan to Abu Simble is also very nice. Abu Simble complex is so very big and it has two temples. Main temple is for Ramesses, Inside temple is also very interesting. As Legend say about this temple regarding solar and rock position is also worth considering if one has to visit this place,... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abu Simbel is located right next to the border with Sudan and travelling from Aswan we had to leave at 4am to join the convoy with its armed guard due to proximity of temple to the border. The journey takes 3 hours by van from Aswan and even though you spend 6 hours travelling just to spend 2 hours or... More 

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2 Thank NiallODonoghue
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place you should not miss. The trip starts almost at 3:30 am for 3 hrs driving each way but it REALLY worth visiting. An Amazing monument.

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Trakai, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no plan and spontaneously crossed Egypt from Cairo to Aswan where I knew I want to get to Abu Simbel. I was told by the receptionist in Pioneer hotel (one of the boat hotels) that my only option is a tourist convoy. The guy was too insisting about anything I have asked that only channels that he knows... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- You need to travel for about 4 hours from Aswan to reach but it worth. - Awesome location over a big hill at the Nasir lake coast. - Majestic outside view & entrance with 4 statues 26 m height. - Your guide could tell you about the very attractive historical story of building & transferring that temple + the... More 

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