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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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This is such an amazing monument and site. It holds so much history and information but it's mind blowing. Honestly we have got to be the luckiest people to be able to experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Yoshe L
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is such an amazing monument and site. It holds so much history and information but it's mind blowing. Honestly we have got to be the luckiest people to be able to experience this site. Some might think it's a fair way to get too but it's worth the convoy and early start. It's probably better this way because you... More 

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Zamboanga City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if its really really hot to visit, if you are in Aswan I highly recommend to visit this place. it was worth every penny to go there.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main attraction for going to Abu Simbel, and it is worth the experience. I missed it on a prior tour of Egypt but not this time; it was one reason we chose this particular tour. The two sets of monuments are awesome from the outside and also within. The relocation was a major world-wide event in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Abu Simbel as part of our tour with Tours from Hurghada. We started in Aswan when our private tour left to join the convoy at 3.30 am. After the 3 hour drive we arrived and were escorted round to the two temples where our guide told us all about the history and how they were moved when the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It did take the whole day to experience this place, including flight delays. But it's worth seeing this relocated majestic giant temple built by Ramses II during the 12th century, a UNESCO World Heritage site. We found a nice local guide to tell interesting stories and show us around. Visited a few years back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From Aswan, drove about 300km in 3.5 hours to The Temple Of Abu Simbel (near Sudan border), escorted by convoy. It's is an UNESCO Heritage Site under the Nubian Monuments by Lake Nasser. There's 2 temple complexes there, dedicated to Pharoah Rameses II and his wife Queen Nerfertari. Really great creation after the Great Pyramids of Giza. The 4 gigantic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started our trip with private car through helnan hotel at 3:30 am then joined the convoy . It takes about 3 hours to reach the temple. Great statues - great temple - really must see place in Egypt . It costs about 1000 LE for private car but it worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ramses built the two temples about 3500 years ago as a landmark on the border of his empire. Building the High Dam in Aswan meant the end of both temples. UNESCO relocated them to a safer place a little higher in a complete new environment. The frontside of the larger temple depicts Ramses II in 4 large statues and next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The result of the tremendous effort to relocate this temple is awesome. The temple has such a spiritual feel to be able to walk up to and into the temple is a sensation not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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