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Al Maliki Destination Guide

Explore Al Maliki in Egypt

Al Maliki in the region of Aswān is a town in Egypt - some 517 mi or ( 832 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Al Maliki

Current time in Al Maliki is now 02:40 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wadi al 'Arab, Suhaj, Qina, Aswan, and Luxor. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wadi al 'Arab . Where to go and what to see in Al Maliki ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Amada

The Temple of Amada, the oldest Egyptian temple in Nubia, was first constructed by pharaoh Thutmose III of the 18th dynasty and dedicated to Amun and Re-Horakhty. His son and successor, Amenhotep II continued the decoration program for this structure. Amenhotep II's successor, Thutmose IV decided to place a roof over its forecourt and transform it into a pillared or hypostyle hall.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.73 32.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments

Temple of Dakka

Ad-Dakka was a place in Lower Nubia. The Greco-Roman Temple of Dakka, dedicated to Thoth, the god of wisdom. It was initially a small one-room shrine or chapel, first begun in the 3rd century BC by a Meroitic king named Arqamani (or Ergamenes II) in collaboration with Ptolemy IV who added an antechamber and a gate structure. Ptolemy IX "subsequently enlarged the temple by adding a pronaos with two rows of probably three columns.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.80 32.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments

Temple of Maharraqa

Al-Maharraqa is a place in Lower Nubia, which was approximately 120 km south of Aswan on the southern border of the Roman empire. Only a few years after the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC, the Kushites from the kingdom of Meroë launched a raid on the First cataract region of Egypt in 23 BC. The Roman prefect of Egypt, Petronius, retaliated and defeated the invading Meroitic army. He then proceeded to station a Roman garrison of 400 troops at the southern outpost of Qasr Ibrim.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.80 32.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments