“The Seventh Day”, in a live broadcast, monitored the moment the sun perpendicular to the face of King Ramses II, at the Abu Simil temple, south of Aswan.
The temple of Abu Simbel witnessed a huge influx of tourists to attend the moment of the sun perpendicular to the face of King Ramses II. The annual phenomenon was also attended by Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and a number of ambassadors of foreign countries.
The entry of tourists and visitors also witnessed strict preventive and precautionary measures to protect against the spread of the Corona virus, stressing the wearing of a muzzle and observing the distance between visitors, in addition to strict security measures at the entrances and exits of the temple..
The archaeological area prepared for the phenomenon of the sun perpendicular to the face of King Ramses II in the Holy of Holies inside his great temple in Abu Simbel, a unique astronomical Pharaonic phenomenon that recurs twice every year on October 22 and February 22, and the temple was provided with 64 surveillance cameras to secure the temple, monitor the movement of visitors and provide all facilities for guests. With golf cars placed to transport tourists inside the temple and watch the phenomenon, with payment electronic gates.