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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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It's a long ride but worth every minute

It took hours of bus ride to get here, but it worth every minute. a very majestic site to behold. It's one of the best site I have seen in Egypt You are not allowed to take... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It took hours of bus ride to get here, but it worth every minute. a very majestic site to behold. It's one of the best site I have seen in Egypt You are not allowed to take picture inside the temple but you can pay to take a picture with the key of life in the front entrance. There are... More 

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East Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose to visit Abu Simbel as an optional excursion. OK it's a very early start - and the journey takes approximately 3 hours but you get to travel through the Sahara and see mirages etc. Once you get there you just won't regret it. As you no longer need to travel in convoy it means that the visitors arrive... More 

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Veroia, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hands down the most amazing attraction of Egypt for me. The temples are impressive. Both enormous and well preserved. Get some water with you and enjoy the stunning view. The temples were reconstructed because of the Aswan dam and now they are next to lake Nasser. AMAZING

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the temple is a fantastic example of ancient grandeur, modern ingenuity and preservation. Because of the Aswan dam the original location of the temple would have been flooded. A UNESCO campaign cut the temple into blocks, raise them piece by piece, and reassemble them in their present location. That took about 2 years from '66- '68. Unfortunately some other temples... More 

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1 Thank Marion W
Benidorm, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

its so hard to take in that this was moved brick by brick to were it is Delete repeated wordamazing, it was a long day but would not have missed it, if doing a Nile cruise plan it in, out standing!!!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic sight and site. It is truly astonishing. I found it better than the Pyramids of Giza Even if it takes a bit of effort to get here it is an essential place to visit. . The fact that it was relocated in it;s entirety makes it even more wonderous. Will go back again next time I am... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an iconic historical gem. Abu Simbel is a lifetimes must see site. Just remember to dress for the heat, even several hours before midday, it was very hot.

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Thank Jonathan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see... totally wonderful, rich with history and majestic. 3 hrs drive from Aswan (one way). Need 2 hours to visit the place and recommended to have a tour guide. Recommended to arrange a private tour by car rather than the 4am tourist tours available on internet.

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Thank Vaishali R
Cairo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend you would accompany a local tour guide to take your for a tour around this great enormous temple so he would explain the mind-blowing history and stories behind every small detail in the temple

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there's no other thing to see around the size and quality of these giants along with the chambers are worth the travel on their own. Don't miss it

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