Sun Alignment

6K foreign tourists visited Abu Simbel Temple to attend Sun alignment on King Ramses II

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 12:05 GMT

Festivities took place in front of Abu Simbel Temple on Tuesday as part of the celebrations ahead of the sun alignment on King Ramses II.

Sun to align directly over Islam's holy Kaaba Monday

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 01:15 GMT

Such phenomenon happens twice a year over Kaaba on May 27 and July 15.

African diplomats among spectators of Ramsis II sun alignment

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 09:46 GMT

Several African diplomats watched Friday the sun alignment on the statute of Pharaoh Ramses II at Egypt’s Abu Simbel temple, as many spectators gathered to attend the phenomenon.

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.