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  • Tracy Bell

    Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt. Visiting here is on my bucket list.

  • Catherine Owensby

    (LL) the Abu Simbel Temples in Egypt, via Best places in the World - Click image to find more Pinterest pins. My dream is to visit Egypt someday!!!!

  • Angie Ahumada

    My favorite place I visited so far.

  • Yamilet Gilmore

    Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt Because Ive been reading on Ancient Egypt since I was 9!!!

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Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt | Best places in the World

Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt - The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel in Nubia, The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. southern Egypt.

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Abu Simbel Temple. Pharaoh Ramesses II statues. Egypt.

The Temples at ABU SIMBEL, EGYPT Long before Ramses II, the site had been sacred to Hathor of Absek. The temple built by Ramses, however, was dedicated to the sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Horakhte.

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Abu Simbel, Egypt Best trip I ever took! I can smell the writing on the walls, a smell of earth and lotus flowers. also i can see the open doors, and for the first time the ideal of a door or doors opening to a magical mysterious moment.!