Not to be confused with the archaeological site Meroë much further upriver.
Merowe is a city in Northern Sudan, along the southern banks of the Nile.
- Gebel Barkal (, also: Jebel Barkal). The name Gebel Barkal specifically refers to a prominent hill used since antiquity for navigation. At the base of the hill lie several ancient temples and palaces, with even more spread out along a 60 km stretch of the Nile, just upriver from Merowe. Together, these sites are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region