Abu Simbel temples

The Abu Simbel temples are twa massive rock temples at Abu Simbel (Arabic: أبو سمبل‎), a veelage in Nubia, soothren Egyp, near the border wi Sudan. Thay are situatit on the wastren bank o Loch Nasser, aboot 230 km soothwast o Aswan (aboot 300 km bi road).

Abu Simbel temples
Panorama Abu Simbel crop.jpg
The Great Temple o Ramesses II is on the left an the Smaw Temple o Nefertari is on the richt.
Abu Simbel temples is locatit in Egypt
Abu Simbel temples
Shawn within Egypt
LocationAswan Govrenorate, Egyp
RegionNubia
Coordinates22°20′13″N 31°37′32″E / 22.33694°N 31.62556°E / 22.33694; 31.62556Coordinates: 22°20′13″N 31°37′32″E / 22.33694°N 31.62556°E / 22.33694; 31.62556
Teeptemple
History
BiggerRamesses II
FoonditApproximately 1264 BCE
PeriodsNew Kinrick o Egyp
Offeecial nameNubian Monuments frae Abu Simbel tae Philae
TeepCultural
Criteriai, iii, vi
Designatit1979 (3rd session)
Reference no.88
RegionArab States