Abu Simbel temples Aswan

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The walls of the <a href="https://www.deluxetoursegypt.com/tour/private-tour-to-abu-simbel/" target="_blank"  rel="nofollow">temple of Abu Simbel</a> are decorated with scenes recording the victories of King Ramses II of the nineteenth dynasty and his conquests, including the Battle of Kadesh in which he defeated the Hittites, in addition to religious scenes depicting the king in his relations with Egyptian deities.  The walls of the temple of Abu Simbel are decorated with scenes recording the victories of King Ramses II of the nineteenth dynasty and his conquests, including the Battle of Kadesh in which he defeated the Hittites, in addition to religious scenes depicting the king in his relations with Egyptian deities. 
The importance of the great Abu Simbel temple is due to its association with the phenomenon of the sun perpendicular to the face of the statue of Pharaoh Ramses II in the temple’s Holy of Holies twice a year, and the first coincides with his birthday on October 22, and the second is the anniversary of his coronation on February 22. This phenomena is called the <a href="https://deluxe-tours-egypt.blogspot.com/2021/02/abu-simbel-templ-dazzles-world-with.html"  rel="nofollow">sun festival of Abu Simbel</a>.It is believed that the purpose of this unique event is to strengthen the position of the king among the deities, considering the sun&#39;s rays a symbol of the god Ra.The main temple was dedicated to the worship of each of the deities "Amon-Re", "Ra-Hor-Akhti", "Ptah" and "Ramses II" as a deity. As for the smaller temple to the north, it was dedicated to both the goddess "Hathor" and the queen "Nefertari".  The importance of the great Abu Simbel temple is due to its association with the phenomenon of the sun perpendicular to the face of the statue of Pharaoh Ramses II in the temple’s Holy of Holies twice a year, and the first coincides with his birthday on October 22, and the second is the anniversary of his coronation on February 22. This phenomena is called the sun festival of Abu Simbel.It is believed that the purpose of this unique event is to strengthen the position of the king among the deities, considering the sun's rays a symbol of the god Ra.The main temple was dedicated to the worship of each of the deities "Amon-Re", "Ra-Hor-Akhti", "Ptah" and "Ramses II" as a deity. As for the smaller temple to the north, it was dedicated to both the goddess "Hathor" and the queen "Nefertari". 
The Great Temple of Abu Simbel, located in Nubia near the southern border of Egypt, is among the stunning monuments. The temple is famous for its four huge statues that adorn its facade, one of which collapsed as a result of an ancient earthquake.It is believed that the construction of the Temple of Abu Simbel, which was built around 1264 BC, took 20 years, according to the website of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.The temple got its name, "Abu Simbel", from the Swiss traveler Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, known as Abraham Burckhardt, who discovered the site in 1813, when a boy named "Abu Simbel" took him to it.When traveling to Egypt South don&#39;t forget to take a <a href="https://www.deluxetoursegypt.com/tour/private-tour-to-abu-simbel/"  rel="nofollow">trip to Abu Simbel</a> to discover this lovely temple. The Great Temple of Abu Simbel, located in Nubia near the southern border of Egypt, is among the stunning monuments. The temple is famous for its four huge statues that adorn its facade, one of which collapsed as a result of an ancient earthquake.It is believed that the construction of the Temple of Abu Simbel, which was built around 1264 BC, took 20 years, according to the website of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.The temple got its name, "Abu Simbel", from the Swiss traveler Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, known as Abraham Burckhardt, who discovered the site in 1813, when a boy named "Abu Simbel" took him to it.When traveling to Egypt South don't forget to take a trip to Abu Simbel to discover this lovely temple.
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