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Sound and Light Show - Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel 0097, Egypt
+20 2 33852880
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A beautiful and breathtaking moment I will never forget.The History is amazing and the location... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Not worth it

As much I enjoyed seeing Abu Simbel by day as much a was disappointed by the night show with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 looked. The program is presented in a number of languages with the provision of ear pieces. It is an experience not to be missed, one that will make your visit to Abu Simbel the memory of a lifetime.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel 0097, Egypt
Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel 0097, Egypt
+20 2 33852880

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful and breathtaking moment I will never forget.The History is amazing and the location incredible I will be back soon

Thank caniyama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As much I enjoyed seeing Abu Simbel by day as much a was disappointed by the night show with lights. They use the temples as a white screens without using much of the beautiful fronts statues of the temples. The projections are not very vivid...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I also saw the shows in Cairo, Philae, and Karnak. This one was my favorite. They decide the language at the last minute based on the nationalities represented in the audience. The evening I was there, the show was in French. I was quite skeptical...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this show while visiting Abu Simbel... it's a must attend show, the story is well said and the music is amazing.... I will search to find this music

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biggest complaint we had was that the temples are insufficiently lit during the show. One has difficulty in discerning the various scenes, and it is impossible to film or to photograph anything. Except once the show is over and the temples are properly lit...More

Thank WorldwideAtraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best Sound and Light show I have ever attended, more beautiful than Al-Karnak and nice as Philae. The place is clean and neat, people are extremely friendly and organized. The show is outstanding and the music makes you feel melted with the temple. At...More

Thank Nouran E
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Worth the stay over in Abu Simbel. The show is very entertaining and informative. It is an awesome evening out with Lake Nasser in the back and the temples in front of you creating a magical experience

1  Thank mnaidoo
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I visited the sound and light show recently in December, they only operate the light show for a minimum of 7 visitors. So me and 3 Japanese travelers had to buy 7 tickets between us, or the show would be canceled. So the 150 Egyptian...More

Thank Steve9119
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The script for this sound and light show provided a good synopsis of the Pharoah who built this temple. It was a particularly bright "super" moon so the lights and colours projected on to the temples appeared a bit dim. The music accompaniment was good...More

Thank Priscilla P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Start at 6:15 PM. You will get a good headset in your language to understand well the narrative. Good and entertaining light plays while very informative at the same time. It's a good idea to do the light show before you visit the temple in...More

1  Thank CABX123
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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.