Nefertart Abu Simbel

Address: Abu Simbel, Egypt | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in Abu Simbel, is near Nefertari's Temple of Hathor, Old Bawiti, Oasis Heritage Museum, and Badr's Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Abu Simbel

Ramses II and Nefertari too!

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 14, 2013

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... II during the 13th century BC as a statement and warning to the Nubian people to the south. The god worshipped here was Rahorukhat (Ra and Horace) and sounds like Ra-Hor. In many of the scenes Ramses projects himself as equal to the gods and so it also helped that this temple was so far south to avoid the meddling priests who would take issue with such a thing.

During the 17th century an Italian discovered this site. Graffiti ...

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by chris-tom on Apr 05, 2013

4 comments, 25 photos



A 5am wake- up call and we were at the airport in time for a 7am flight to Abu Simbel. Abu Simbel is breath taking. It was built in 1403 BC by King Ramses II as a temple where people could come to worship him. King Ramses was a mighty Pharaoh who ruled for 63 years and was 97 when he died. The temple is carved into the mountain and
sits overlooking the Nile River. It was the gateway to Egypt for ...

First There Was a Mountain

A travel blog entry by michellendave on Mar 05, 2013

28 photos

... scenes. We walked through the subtle-lighted chambers (storerooms) with more beautiful and amazingly old (1274 BC) wall carvings. No paint color, vessels or unattached artifacts remain inside. The flesh and blood guard handed us the weighty brass gate-key, key of life, and snapped a photo of us at the door.





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Day 8 - Abu Simbel and the float home :-(

A travel blog entry by loadersonthego on Feb 15, 2013

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... to do the trick!
Mum got caught by a guy with scarves, as she wanted a present for a friend. He started off ridiculously high, but by the time we set foot on the bus he was shouting after us so I took her money and paid him. Then Jen Wood said she liked the scarves too, so I called him back and bought two more - he seemed very happy and was blowing kisses and waving to us as we left Abu Simbel.
We slept a bit more on the way back, and when the last foot of the ...

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by sheree.wills.3 on Jan 19, 2013

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... entrance, the sight has its own airport, it experiences a solar phenomenon twice a year (on February 22 and October 22 the dark interior of the temple is lit up by sunlight) and was relocated in the 1960’s due to the construction of the Aswan dam. The great temple of Abu Simbel is so famous it is a location in film, it was a M16 headquarters in the Bond film 'The Spy who Loved Me’, was shown in the ‘The Mummy Returns’, blown up in the hilarious ...