"The Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel" Temple of Abu Simbel by uglyscot
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The temple is amazing, especially when you remember it was cut into pieces and rebuilt above the waters of Lake Nasser.
The scenes inside are very interesting though not suitable to photograph.
Although smaller the Temple of Queen Nefertari is equally amazing-and the laser show....Wow!
The Nile at Abu Simbel, by the Nefertari Hotel, was so beautiful, almost like glass in places.
We sat and watched the sunsetting before it was time to leave to see the Light and Sound.
- Cons:Not good for photography inside
- In a nutshell:Well-worth all the effort to save it
The temples had been covered by sand and were not discovered until 1813 by JJ Burckhardt. The facade has 4 statues of... more travel advice
The marriage stela was erected to record the arrival of a Hittite Princess, sent as wife to Ramses as part of a peace... more travel advice
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