Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan by a modern air-conditioned coach taking the highway about 280 km nearly 03 hours and a half, one way driving from Aswan to Abu simple there you visit the two temples The great temple of Ramses II which is extends 48 meters into the mountain was dedicated to the gods Ra-horakhty, Amun and Ptah, as well as the divine Ramses himself. The impressive façade of the temple is fronted by 4 colossal seated statues of Ramses II each 20 m high and depicting the king, in different stages of his life, his mother queen Tuya, his chief wife queen Nefertari and some of his many children can be seen in a smaller scale at his feet on the walls of the first hypostyle hall are scenes showing the king’s victories over the Hittites, during the battle of Kadesh. The temple was aligned so that twice a year, on February 22 and October 22, the sun’s rays penetrate the length of the temple and flood the sanctuary with light.
About 100 meters north of the great temple is the smaller temple dedicated to the Queen Nefertari and the goddess Hathor. Goddess of love beauty and motherhood the imposing façade consists of six colossal statues of the king and the queen each 10 meters high again with smaller images of royal children at their feet. Scenes on the walls of the pillared hall depict Nefertari taking part in divine rituals with her husband before Hathor and Mut in the sanctuary at the rear of the temple a statue in high relief seems to grow out of the rock wall, showing Hathor as the sacred cow.
After this trip, you will be transferred to your hotel.
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