Abu Simbel Temple

Photos: Sun illuminates face of Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel Temple

Fri, 21 Oct 2022 - 03:19 GMT

People have been gathering to watch sunrays touching the face of the statue of Ramses II, the fourth pharaoh of the Egyptian Nineteenth Dynasty.

Egypt celebrates Solar Alignment on Ramses II with a folkloric show reflecting Kadesh battle, the first peace treaty in the world

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 01:11 GMT

Egypt celebrates Solar Alignment on Ramses II with a folkloric show reflecting Kadesh battle, the first peace treaty in the world

Egypt witnesses the Solar Alignment phenomenon at Abu Simbel Temple on 22/2/2022

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 03:47 GMT

Egypt witnesses the Solar Alignment phenomenon at Abu Simbel Temple on 22/2/2022

Fun facts about Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 12:43 GMT

Abu Simbel Temple was constructed by the most celebrated Ancient Egyptian king Ramses II.

How did Egypt implement digital transformation in all fields of tourism and antiquities?

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 01:41 GMT

During the tenure of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the Egyptian state made numerous achievements in a record time.

Egypt’s Grand Museum re-creates solar alignment phenomenon on Ramses II statue

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:22 GMT

The phenomenon has become a reality on October 21, 2020

Visitors flock to Abu Simbel Temple to watch solar alignment phenomenon

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 12:13 GMT

In the early hours of October 22, visitors from around the world observed the unique biannual phenomenon of the solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

Egypt’s Cultural Palaces Authority celebrates sun illuminating on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel Temple

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 01:39 GMT

The activities are held during the period of October 19 – 21.

Abu Simbel Temple to witness rare sun illumination of King Ramses II statute

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 10:43 GMT

Abu Simbel Temple is due to witness on Saturday a rare astronomical event which happens twice every year when the first rays of the morning sun illuminate the statue of King Ramses II.

Ministry of Antiquities prepares for solar illumination of King Ramses II

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 - 04:57 GMT

Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism started preparing for the celebrations of the marvelous phenomenon of the solar illumination of King Ramses II which will take place on February 22.

In Pics: The miraculous transfer of Abu Simbel Temple in 1968

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 05:15 GMT

The temple commemorates King Ramses II's victory in the Battle of Kadesh.

6.5K tourists watch sun alignment at Abu Simbel temple

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 11:41 GMT

This phenomenon happens twice per year on the anniversaries of Paranoiac king’s birthday and coronation on October 22 and February 22 respectively.

Sun illuminating Ramses II face in Abu Simbel Temple

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 02:02 GMT

The phenomenon happens twice a year.

2,000 tourists witness solar illumination of King Ramses II

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 10:45 GMT

On Monday, 2,000 tourists gathered at Abu Simbel Temple to witness the marvellous phenomenon of the solar illumination of King Ramses II.

Documentary about Nubian temples directed by Lemaitre

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 05:31 GMT

The famous French director Olivier Lemaitre directed a documentary about ancient Nubian temples

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