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The archticture of the temple is quite unique. The halls and walls had been hewn in the solid rock.

Behind the entrance, there is a hall that contains eight pillars. The length of the hall is about 18 meters and its width is 16 meters. Such pillars divide this hall into three parts. The middle part is bigger than the other two parts. Each pillar had in its face a statue of the king in the form of god Osiris. The other three faces of the pillar bears religious scenes for the king in the presence of the different gods.

Address: Abu Simbel Grand Temple
Directions: Upper Egypt
Phone: +20101888443

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  • Updated Feb 5, 2005
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