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“stay overnight and see the sound and light show”

Abu Simbel Temple Complex
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“stay overnight and see the sound and light show”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

This was our first sight in Egypt and it was not surpassed by the pyramids, valley of the kings or any of the other temples or museums that we saw. It was without a doubt the most amazing sight we saw in Egypt. So incredible in it's size and detail. We stayed overnight in October 2010 for one night to see the sound and light show and we absolutely loved returning to the site in the darkness of night to be wowed by the show. It is quite remote and a bit of a trek to get to but we flew there with Egyptair and found the trip to be thoroughly worth it. Make sure you leave enough time between your connecting flights as they will not wait and you often need to get on a bus to the plane from the terminal. We didn't enjoy our stay in the hotel at Abu Simbel and in fact I got a severe stomach bug afterwards but I still absolutely recommend a visit to this incredible site. Just close your mouth in the shower and be very careful about what you eat whilst here.

Visited March 2011
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“Magnificent”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

.A Hugh temple that housed all his wives and children splendid

Visited January 2012
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“NUBIAN WONDER”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Sailing on Lake Nasser to be greeted by the most magnificent temple in the Egypt. The only way to see this temple in its full glory is to see the sun rise and set from a ship not to be missed.

Visited January 2012
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England, United Kingdom
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“Breath taking light show at night was fantasic.”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Fantastic cruise on M/S African dreams 2/1/2012 peaceful quite lots to do and see ,food first class staff wonderful , ship 7 star we have been on 16 cruises nothing has ever been as good as this cruise on Lake Nasser quality is unspeakable converted to river cruises for life. Felt on hundred percent safe did not see any trouble and never felt in danger. A big thank you to all the staff and management for a wonderful and memorable cruise

Visited January 2012
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“well worth the long journey”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

amazing how they moved this site. great learning experience

Visited September 2011
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