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Soleb Temple, Wawa

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#6 of 8 in Things to do in Northern State
Must see · Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Ruin
This sandstone temple, Soleb Temple, was built in honor to gods Nebmaatre and Amun-Re. It's known because it's mentioned in many mythological stories. On the preserved remains, you can see some stone carvings of different symbols. The trip to this ancient temple site, which features high columns, requires going by boat and walking. Hire a guide to take you safely to the ruins and to provide you with historical information. While crossing Nile, you'll get the chance to see rare greenery and lush landscapes. Make Soleb Temple a part of your Wawa vacation plans using our Wawa day trip planning tool.
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  • These are the remains of a large temple built by Egyptian king Amenhotep III (c. 1350 BC) to worship himself, as a god. The size of the temple is impressive enough, and indeed the reliefs are...  more »
  • Wow, we caught a speed boat across the Nile and walked here in semi darkness to see the sunrise over the temple. The sun rises giving a lovely silhouette of the columns to the entrance. Soleb Temple....  more »
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