Aswan Governorate

Aswan Governorate, Egypt

Hotels in Aswan Governorate

Egypt Accommodations (5)
Seti Abu Simbel Lake Resort

Seti Abu Simbel Lake Resort

3.50 165 reviews

Abu Simbel Touristic Village, Abu Simbel, Egypt

Nefertari Hotel Abu Simble Abu Simbel

Nefertari Hotel Abu Simble Abu Simbel

2.50 56 reviews

Antonion Ayouyo Street , Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel Tourist Village /Hotel Abbas

Abu Simbel Tourist Village /Hotel Abbas

2.00 9 reviews

, Abu Simbel, Egypt

Nobaleh Ramsis Hotel Abu Simbel

Nobaleh Ramsis Hotel Abu Simbel

2.50 7 reviews

, Abu Simbel, Egypt

Travel Blogs from Aswan Governorate

Aswan Governorate Travel Blogs (3)
Dave Gets Duped (Again!), Aswan Governorate, Egypt travel blog

Dave Gets Duped (Again!)

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... despite the hour. In the desert, the cool of the evening is welcomed with gusto…   Any Independent Travelers in Aswan? We called ahead for a hotel reservation but the desk clerk didn’t speak English and Dave didn’t speak Arabic. We ...

Aswan and Philae Temple, Aswan Governorate, Egypt travel blog

Aswan and Philae Temple

A travel blog entry by ashleyh

 The next day I took a 3 hour bus ride to Aswan to see the Philae Temple. It is located on an island in between the Aswan dams. Before the high dam was built, the island was submerged in the lake. After the high dam was built, it has stabilized the ...

Abu Sinbel, Aswan Governorate, Egypt travel blog

Abu Sinbel

A travel blog entry by brad.and.erika

... the mountainside in the 13th century BC but moved in its entirety in the 1960s on an artificial hill high above the Aswan Dam reservoir. The relocation was necessary to avoid the temples being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser which was formed ...

Attractions in Aswan Governorate

Egypt Attractions (2)
Temple of Ramesses II

Temple of Ramesses II

5.00

Bout one third of a kilometer to the northwest of Seti, Abu Simbel, Egypt

This temple was dedicated to Amon-Ra, Harmakes & Ptah. It was elected solely to glorify Ramesses II the Great. The temple was covered in sand until May 22, 1813 which subsequently involved gigantic rescue operation as it was threatened by the waters of Lake Nasser.

Nefertari's Temple of Hathor

Nefertari's Temple of Hathor

4.50

Abu Simbel, Egypt

The front of this temple in honor of Nefertari, wife of Ramses II (19th Dynasty c. 1275-1225 BCE)is a receding Pylon (similar to the larger temple of Ramses II) with a deified statue of Nefertari and statues of Ramses II on each side of her.