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Soleb Temple, Wawa

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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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  • Gorgeous temple, definitely worth the long drive there. Especially interesting if you've been to Luxor in Egypt — it was the same pharaoh who built the temple in Luxor who built this one  more »
  • 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 »

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