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There is a small museum to visit with artefacts from the site. It is a nice area to walk around. There isn't much left to see of the ruined temple of Amun which was originally built by Thutmoses 111. There is more to see at...More
It was a great weekend for us! Me and my son enjoyed the ascent to the Jebel Barkal.We enjoyed watching the sunset,pyramids and the ruins. To be on top of this sacred mountain transports you to the time of the Naptan kingdom.
Not a really challenging climb, even for the only moderately fit and there are several routes you can take. The view at the top is spectacular and worth visiting both at sunset and sunrise to see the differences. There are both views of the Temple...More
The climb up to Gebel Barkal is not very challenging, although might be tricky as you avoid the sandy patches on your way up. It will take you maybe 10 minutes to go up. The views are magnificent - especially during Sunset! Decent by running...More
The ram heads are made with materials extracted from the famous Tombos caves and have been replaced here while they originally belonged to the Soleb’s temple. At the very bottom of the cliff, which partially collapsed over the temple, lies a room / sanctuary dedicated...More
I was here in the middle of the day at the hottest time of the year. Regardless, the temple in front of the mountain was really incredible and I loved the pillar with the carved Egyptian goddess Hathor. I didn't climb the mountain (too hot)...More
Mount Barkal is one of the most beautiful places you could visit in Sudan. Some people would get a bit tired climbing the mountain but it is worth the climb (Climb Level: Very Easy). You get to see the nile, palm trees and the villages...More
worth the car trip from Khartoum....hike the mountain preferably at sunrise and enjoy the magnificent view of the Nile and from the valley with his pyramids .....advice is to arrive day before and stay at the boutique hotel nearby ..the Nubian house ...just few hundred...More