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    • Lauri Aloisio

      Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt (aka Temple of Ramses II, moved away from rising Nile against threat of flooding)

    • Rachel Johnson

      Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel, Nubia. The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BCE 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.

    • Marlena Salinas

      #1 on my bucket list of places to travel...but I will graciously wait until it is safer and less conflicted. Desperately hoping this happens during my lifetime! Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt

    • Darlene Louie

      The ABU SIMBEL TEMPLE in NUBIA,EGYPT is two temples built during the reign of King Ramses II, 1200 B.C. At the entrance of The Great Sun Temple are four seated colossal statues carved into the mountain of Ramses II. It was built so that the sun's rays would illuminate Ramses' sanctuary twice a year -- on October 22 and February 2.The Hathor temple was built for his favourite wife, Queen Nefertari.

    • Margaret Brotchie

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

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    • Jackie P

      Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt, always wanted to travel to Egypt

    • Heather W

      Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt. Bucket list.

    • Angie Ahumada

      My favorite place I visited so far.

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