Egypt is packed with incredible attractions and locations to visit; one that’s near the top of everybody’s bucket list is Abu Simbel. Most people love to visit Abu Simbel, but it isn’t one of the easiest attractions to reach in Egypt. Abu Simbel is the home of one of the most magnificent monuments – Ramses II, which is a perfect model illustration for modern engineering. The entire temple was displaced from its original location and lifted “piece by piece” to its current location by a team from international UNESCO who worked against the clock to preserve it from being flooded by the Aswan High Dam in the 1960s. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Abu Simbel.
5 amazing facts about Abu Simbel
1. Abu Simbel is a beautiful village located in the south of Egypt; near the Sudan border. Once upon a time, it was known as “Nubia”