This site stands alone on the banks of a massive man-made lake. Although hundreds of kilometers from the nearest city, it’s one of the top attractions in the country. The great temple, with its four colossal statues of the king was built on the southern border of our mystery country to intimidate would-be invaders. A somewhat more demure temple for the queen stands next door.

Can you name that country? What about the site?
See below for answers.

This week’s mystery country is EGYPT.
The site is Abu Simbel.

Click to see Egypt tours.

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