Dendera Temple Complex, Dendera

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Impressive stone carvings and colorful hieroglyph depictions define Dendera Temple Complex, one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt. The most stunning of the temples at Dendera on the Nile, this structure was built during the Ptolemaic period and was used until the Roman emperor Trajan at the beginning of the second millennia. See bright images of Cleopatra VI and her son but also depictions of Roman emperors alongside Egyptian gods. Once an ancient healing and fertility center, the temple was much visited then and still makes a popular tourist attraction due to its well-preserved colored reliefs. Plan your Dendera Temple Complex visit and explore what else you can see and do in Dendera using our Dendera trip itinerary maker site .
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  • about 90 minutes by car from Luxor. very well preserved temple with beautiful ceilings. Imposing room with columns at the t'temple of Hathor. magnificent. To visit if you have time. From Luxor, count 4 to 5 hours. Very few people.
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  • Here is a temple, dedicated to the goddess Hathor, which is not part of the tourist circuits! You will be able to admire in peace the extraordinary paintings and magnificent sculptures it contains. This visit was organized by our guide Achraf Youssef, whom I highly recommend, if you want to understand the history of this wonderful country.
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  • The most lovely place in Egypt. Must to visit with individual guide. Very interesting temple with many layers and wall's pictures. Amazing atmosphere there, especially in basement rooms. And you can touch another era and culture.
  • One of the best Authentic and well kept heritage of the great Egyptian civilization temples !
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