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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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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... read more

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brasschaat, belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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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