Lake Nasser was created when the Assuan High Dam was completed in southern Egypt in 1970. The lake extends for 550km and is 35km wide at its widest point, with a total storage capacity of 132 kmĀ³. Every evening after sunset there is a sound and light show at the Abu Simbel temple complex. Abu Simbel is a very small city in southern Egypt, 40km northeast of the Sudanese border.

01 Panoramic view of Abu Simbel temples
02 Panoramic view of Abu Simbel temples
03 Panoramic view of Abu Simbel temples 04 Abu Simbel temples
05 Sunset view 06 Sunrise on Lake Nasser 07 Lake Nasser
08 Lake Nasser
09 Lake Nasser
10 Lake Nasser 11 Lake Nasser
12 Lake Nasser
13 Lake Nasser 14 Lake Nasser 15 EgyptAir plane in Abu Simbel airport
16 EgyptAir plane in Abu Simbel airport 17 Temple compound at sunset 18 Great temple at dusk 19 Sound and light show at night
20 Sound and light show at night 21 Temple of Hathor at night 22 Great temple of Abu Simbel at night 23 Temple of Hathor at night
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