A world wide coverage to the Solar Alignment of Ramses II at Abu Simbel by a number of bloggers and influencers
Festivities took place in front of Abu Simbel Temple on Tuesday as part of the celebrations ahead of the sun alignment on King Ramses II.
During the visit, the delegation photographed the tourist sites in Luxor and Aswan and recorded video clips of the Egyptian tourist destinations.
During the solar alignment, sun rays enter the temple’s sanctum to light three of four statues.
On this day, July 28, 2001, Egypt retrieved the head statue of Nefertari, the wife of Pharaoh Ramses II, and six stolen papyrus scrolls after they were smuggled to Britain during the nineties from a warehouse in Saqqara, south of Cairo.
Thirty troupes representing Colombia, Philippines, Indonesia, Sudan, South Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Yemen, Democratic Congo, Palestine, Egypt and Syria will take part in the event.
Enani emphasized the importance of revamping tourism services as it has a great effect on the overall experience of visitors.
Egypt to witness Solar alignment phenomenon at Abu Simbel temple on February 22.
The institute has reported no casualties or material damage so far.
Abu Simbel temples launched a number of virtual tours for high school students from different governorates via electronic platform, in a new experiment of its kind.
On October 22 of every year, scientists renew their interest in the astounding progress that the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt reached in the field of astronomy, thanks to the sun alignment phenomenon, where the sun illuminates the face of Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel.
The phenomenon of solar alignment on the Holy of Holies in the Temple of Ramses II in Abu Simbel occurs twice every year on February 22 and October 22, as the sun's rays penetrate the front corridor of the entrance to the Temple of Ramses II with a length of 200 meters until it reaches the Holy of Holies.
The subsidiary of the Holding Company for Tourism and Hotels, one of the companies of the Ministry of Public Business Sector, announced in its statement today the start of holding the sound and light shows in numerous foreign languages.
Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities is constantly working to prepare the sites and museums.
Queen Nefertari is considered the main wife of the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, King Ramses II [1290-1224 BC], and the mother of six of his most important children.
On February 22, the sun illuminates the four statues of King Ramses II. I would like to share some details concerning the project of Abu Simbel temples.
The General Authority of Cultural Palaces will hold the eighth Aswan International Festival for Culture and Arts in Aswan to celebrate the sun illuminating the face of Ramses II statue.
Thelighting the Pyramids and Sphinx announces Egypt's celebration of the New Year.
For most of the year, the inner sanctum of the main temple at Abu Simbel is shrouded in darkness.
The director of Aswan and Nubia antiquities Abdel Moneim Saeed that all Aswan’s archaeological sites will be opened for free without tickets for the guests of Arab and African Youth Platform.