Jumat, 20 September 2013

40 Wonderful Places of the Mandatory Visited of All Time PART XX

20. Abu Simbel (Egypt)

The two large stone temples in Nubia located southern Egypt on the western bank of Nasser Lake and it about 290 km southwest Aswan. This is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Twin temples were originally carved out of the mountain during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate the victory at the Battle of Kades.