Naqa

Naqa

Naqa is a ruined ancient city of the Kushitic Kingdom of Meroe in Sudan. It is one of the largest ruined sites in the country and indicates an important ancient city once stood in the location. The site has two notable temples, one devoted to Amun and the other to Apedemak which also has a Roman kiosk nearby. Naqa was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe.

Site Information

Country: Sudan

District: River Nile State

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Kush

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Kushite & Roman Monuments

Exact Location

Loading...

Weather In Site


  • Humidity: %
  • Wind:
Powered by: OpenWeatherMap

Sudan Map

by amCharts

Rating

Five
25
Four
10
Three
6
Two
2
One
1

4.3 average based on 44 reviews.

Users' Comments

The published comments do not represent the opinion of our site, but express the opinion of their publishers. (All Comments must be in English or Arabic)