Abu Simbel temple

Video: Biannual sun illumination shines on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel
Archaeology

Video: Biannual sun illumination shines on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel

Tourists both foreign and domestic witnessed a biannual sun alignment on Monday, which lighted up the statue of King Ramses…
Photos: Tourists flock to Egypt’s Abu Simbel to witness semi-annual sun alignment
Culture

Photos: Tourists flock to Egypt’s Abu Simbel to witness semi-annual sun alignment

The sun illuminated King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple on Saturday, an astronomical phenomenon that occurs twice…
National Geographic selects Egypt among best trips for 2020: CNN
Features/Interviews

National Geographic selects Egypt among best trips for 2020: CNN

Where will you be expanding your horizons in 2020? If you take National Geographic’s advice, you’ll be seal-watching in Quebec, hiking…
Sun alignment illuminates King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel
Travel

Sun alignment illuminates King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel

The sun illuminated King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple on Tuesday, a phenomenon that occurs twice a…
Aswan governorate starts preparations for Abu Simbel sun alignment celebration
Art news

Aswan governorate starts preparations for Abu Simbel sun alignment celebration

Aswan Governor Ahmed Ibrahim called for augmented preparations for the celebration of the sun’s alignment with the face of the…
French President begins trip to Egypt at Abu Simbel
Egypt

French President begins trip to Egypt at Abu Simbel

  French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron began their three-day visit to Egypt on Sunday at the…
3,800 tourists witness sun alignment at Abu Simbel
Archaeology

3,800 tourists witness sun alignment at Abu Simbel

Approximately 3,800 foreign tourists and 1,200 Egyptians witnessed the alignment of the sun on King Ramses II’s statue at Abu…
Ramses II illuminated in Abu Simbel, no official celebrations
Egypt

Ramses II illuminated in Abu Simbel, no official celebrations

3500 tourists and Egyptian visitors witnessed, Sunday, the bi-yearly phenomenon of the sun’s alignment with the face of King Ramses…
Egypt, Italy celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Abu Simbel
Egypt

Egypt, Italy celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Abu Simbel

The Italian Ambassador to Egypt, Giampaolo Cantini, opened an exhibition on Thursday to honor Italian explorer and archaeologist of Egyptian…
Abu Simbel Temple receives 620 tourists
Business

Abu Simbel Temple receives 620 tourists

Abu Simbel archaeological area in Aswan received on Monday 620 tourists of different nationalities from European and east Asian countries,…
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