Solar Alignment Phenomenon

Abu Simbel Temples, a miracle built in Egypt thousands of years ago

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 09:05 GMT

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

General Authority for Culture Palaces to celebrate Ramses II’s Solar Alignment Phenomenon on October 17-21

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 01:09 GMT

During the solar alignment, sun rays enter the temple’s sanctum to light three of four statues.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to hold international concert in Abu Simbel Temples on Solar Alignment Phenomenon day, Feb. 22

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 05:00 GMT

The Solar Alignment is a unique astronomical phenomenon that was created by the ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago inside the temples of Abu Simbel. It takes place twice every year on February 22 and October 22.

In 2020: Sun illuminates Holy of Holies Shrine in Karnak Temple on Dec. 22

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:09 GMT

It occurs on December 21 of every year except for this year, when the time of occurrence of the phenomenon changes to December 22.

Qasr Qarun Temple in Fayoum Governorate witnesses solar alignment phenomenon on Dec. 21

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 12:56 GMT

The phenomenon of the sun illuminating the temple on the morning of the twenty-first of December of each year is a unique astronomical architectural phenomenon.

Egypt's General Authority for Culture Palaces concludes activities of Aswan Festival

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces concluded the activities of the Aswan Festival to celebrate the solar alignment phenomenon where the sun illuminates the face of the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

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