The Two Temples of Abu Simbel

“the Temple of Ramesses, Beloved by Amun” These splendid Abu Simbel temples are located in a Nubian village in southern Egypt about 230 km southwest of Aswan near the borders of Sudan. They were carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century B.C during the reign of the 19th dynasty pharaoh Ramesses II. These gorgeous […]

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Philae Temple

It is located in one of the most important monumental sites in Aswan "The Nubian City". It was a rocky island that was called in Hieroglyphic "Apo" which means Ivory. It is located 12 km south of Aswan on Aglika Island, downstream of Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser. It was originally located near the expansive first [...]