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just amazing The show explained the relaxation of this amazing temple and then the story of Ramesis... read more

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Well done & dramatic

We really enjoyed the sound and light show. It’s very well designed and organized. The music is... read more

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The Sound and Light show at Abu Simbel will transport you to the time of the pharaohs. Enchanting you with melodious music, and bringing the ancient world to life around you, the show includes projections onto the temples showing how they once...more
Abol-Hoal Square- Nazlet El-Semman, Abu Simbel 0097, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just amazing The show explained the relaxation of this amazing temple and then the story of Ramesis and Neffertari, a beautiful place and setting x

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sam_lkl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the sound and light show. It’s very well designed and organized. The music is lovely- even stirring at times. It definitely held my interest for the 45 minute duration. The light show builds in drama. We recommend attending. Dress warmly if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Consultcinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’m a sound and light fan and generally like them all. At Abu interior carvings and paintings are projected on the exterior telling the story of Ramses. Great fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FionaWill
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Not many people overnight in Abu Simbel which is a pity. But great for those of us who didn't have to battle the crowds to watch the light n sound show. Its announced in the language of the majority of guests ( french the night...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I was surprised that there are about 100 - 200 people in the show in Oct 2018, there are also big tour bus spend the night in Abu Simbel now. Due to poor technology, the light is not clear nor stunning during the show, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jia Q
Reviewed 8 October 2018

After you visit the temple during the day, make sure to come back for this sound and light show. The sound is incredible and the light show is astounding. If you are taking pictures with a DSLR, you will get some different pictures that you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Underwhelming show. Lighting was poor so you could hardly see the structures illuminated. It’s a good 10 min walk to the site. And when it was over, we were rushed out. We went in the off season, that’s July. We had tickets from a pre...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nchybli
Reviewed 29 July 2018

simply saying at least in some of the scenes within the show m you will screen out of beauty and because it`s unbelievable especially when they revive the original image of the facade

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank AhmedH3944
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Glad I went and checked it out.. Give you a feeling of something amazing that happened long ago with its colossal construction wit these stones. The mystique of ancient humanity in Egypt that was sophisticated way above average civilization that existed in the world at...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The group stayed for several hours to view the temple during the day. We were the last few straglers left inside before closing for the light show! The light show was amazing with a gorgeous night sky backdrop! I would recommend the Lake Nassar cruise...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from dk424 | Reviewed this property |
We flew from Aswan to Abu Simbel, and then back to Aswan the next day. Well worth it. Saves a lot of time. And worth the extra expense.