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Abu Simbel

Next to Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel is most recognized temple of ancient Egypt which is two massive rocks at temples at Abu Simbel, Southern Egypt. Two temples, The Great temple (stand 98 feet) and Small temples (stand 115 feet) were created during the resign of Ramesses II.

Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Abu Simbel Temples

The temples of Abu Simbel are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temples located on Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, near the border with Sudan. Abu Simbel was originally carved from a mountain during the 13th century BC.

Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Abu Simbel, Temples of Ramesses II

This temple is dedicated to the sun god Ra-Harakhte, and the gods Amun, Ptaj and a deified Ramses II.

Philae Temples

The Temple of Philae is renowned for its popular goddess and beautiful location i.e. on an island in the middle of Lake Nasser. The oldest remains of Philae Temple at Philae are around 400 BC. The largest and most important temple of Philae is temple of Isis, which is oriented from south to north.

Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Temple of Goddess Isis in Philae
Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Philae – Philae Island, Egypt

The Temple of Philae is dedicated to goddess, Isis and goddess of motherhood. Construction of this temple is continued over a period of three centuries by the Roman rulers and Greek Ptolemaic dynasty.

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