Abu Simbel Temple Tourism, Egypt
Abu Simbel Temple is a superb site which is located at the Western Bank of Lake Nasser about 230 km southwest of Aswan. In the 6th century, there are records that show that the temple buried sand. After the incident, the temple was finally completely buried and forgotten until finally in 1813, researcher of Eastern Switzerland-American world, JL Burckhardt found the top of the temple. But it is not yet time went into it. Until in 1817 JL Burckhardt returned to Abu Simbel Temple and managed to enter into the temple. As for the name of the Abu Simbel Temple itself is taken from the name of a boy who becomes a tour guide when JL Burckhardt first came to it. The boy admitted that he saw the shrine and grave digging sand it alone until finally the temples can be seen. In 1963, the temples of Abu Simbel UNESCO relocate Temple about 200 meters to the South. The reason is because the Temple of Abu Simbel threatened to sink due to the increase in the surface flow of the Nile due to the Aswan High Dam project. Temple of Abu Simbel reorganized overlooking Lake Nasser is the shift of the most spectacular building projects in the 20th century and became a famous tourist destination in Egypt and all over the world.
Abu Simbel Temple is a temple of the grandest relics of Ancient Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramses II. The temple was built with a special design and construction that stretched through the “underbelly” of a hill, in the WATERSHED of the River Nile. The inside of the great temple (also known as Temple of Ramesses II)) has the towering heights of up to more than 55 m and consists of a series of halls and room that leads to the center of the temple. This temple of Pharaoh Ramses II are reserved for the gods of Heliopolis, Memphis, and Thebes. The structure of the temple was made in such a way so that the light from the rising sun could illuminate the statues of gods and Pharaohs 3 Ramses II at the Center and Inner Temple. Small temple (also known as Temple of Nefertari) Pharaoh Ramses II are reserved for the Queen who was also his wife, Nefertari, and the goddess Hathor. On the front of the temple there is a big statue of Pharaoh Ramses sitting 4 II, each with a height of over 20 m while the smaller statues of Pharaoh Ramses II, Nefertari, and their children adorn the front of the small shrine. There are a number of inscriptions and reliefs in the Temple of great, most feature an unusual history. A series of reliefs depicting the battle between the Egypt and The Hittites at Kadesh. Two of the statues of the Pharaoh Ramses II sit have inscriptions in Greece dating from BC.