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Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The temple was built by Ramses 2 to his preferred wife Nefertari and shows massive statues of 18 m (54 ft) high. The complex was taken from under the water and transferred to its actual site. A breathtaking and emotioning view of the probable most...More

Thank ronald p
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This site along with the “Pyramids of Giza” are my favorite in Egypt. Temple of the Ramesses is humongous! You don’t understand how massive this is. How did they do this! Anyway Go early beat the heat and the crowds. Nefertari Temple is right next...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Abu Simbel Temple Complex is not easy to get to but its well worth the trip. There are two options. One is to fly through Aswan, the other is to drive. Our tour operator said that our return flight was cancelled so we got...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Apart from the pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel was the next attraction for our Egypt tour. It takes a long 6 hours round trip from Aswan to abu simbel, but its worth it. There is stopover at a local cafe in the desert. We saw...More

Thank 229subhendus
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place to visit. A short flight from Aswan, well worth the time. You dont need to be there very long, most people fly in and out the same day. Astounding stucture that has been moved and saved from destruction by the new...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very early start to get here from Aswān by coach but the effort was definitely worth it, when you consider that it’s been moved from further down the side to save it from being flooded. One of our highlights of our Egypt trip. The outside...More

Thank gdbuttle
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a private van from Aswan to Abu Simbel arranged by our hotel. Instead of leaving at 4.30 AM, we left at 6 AM taking our breakfast boxes with us. The private van (4 of us were there) is better than a private sedan...More

1  Thank Voyager_Nineteen71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited at the end of our Nile Cruise before returning to Cairo. Flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel was a huge time saver. Visiting by bus from Aswan is six to seven hours round trip. Total time at the site was enough to visit the...More

Thank dkkai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now I have rated this a 5 for the temple it is truly remarkable how it was moved and definitely worth a look but it’s how you get there is the question. Now we went with on the go tours and I just want to...More

Thank james_anderson64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a chance to go down to Abu Simbel and the legend has it. It is a mega beautiful temple. Admission fee is $10 cash only and only accepted in Egyptian pound. You can go exchange it at a souvenir store, but they’ll try to...More

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Michi K
October 16, 2018|
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Response from Renee T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michi K the Abu Simbel bolt on as part of the on the go tour i did was $170 AUD
Sarah H
October 9, 2018|
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Response from selvakumar2015 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt if it is safe to travel with the locals in a overcrowded bus. The distance between Aswan and Abu Simbel is almost 300 km and the road is very near Libya Border. I have seen a few local buses on the road. However, my... More
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November 10, 2017|
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Response from Jayant K | Reviewed this property |
Airport is only short distance away from the Temple Complex. Just take a taxi and go on your own. Guides are not allowed INSIDE the temples, so they will just tell you the history outside and send you on your own. I... More