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Temple of Kom Ombo

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Address: Kom Ombo, Egypt
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Description: Construction of this imposing Graeco-Roman temple was begun by Ptolemy VI...
Construction of this imposing Graeco-Roman temple was begun by Ptolemy VI Philometer in the 2nd century.
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Good temple

Probably the least impressive temple we went to on our nile cruise. But the crocodile museum was very interesting

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Casper, Wyoming
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Casper, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Probably the least impressive temple we went to on our nile cruise. But the crocodile museum was very interesting

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Compared to some of the other Nile temples this one is not in great repair or as impressive, but it is interesting because it was dedicated to both good and evil and the mummified crocodiles next door in the museum are testimony to it.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

it is historical place where you will know great information about how people lived that time, you should have a guide to describe each place and drawing meaning and what it reflects to, you can take a nile cruse from there back to aswan for 6 hours where you can enjoy the weather and the nile view.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have seen many of the temples and they are starting to get a little bit same same. This place was very unusual and I would still recommend to anyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It is really important to be with a tour guide or have an audio guide, as it can be tricky trying to understand what you are looking at. This was breathtaking. So much history and so many intact ruins

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West Sussex, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Lots to see and I particularly enjoyed finding out about medical practices of the time. Our guide was able to pick out and show us many interesting pieces in relation to this

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Extremely beautiful and intricate work which is at the same time large enough to be majestic and imposing. No baby strollers possible but lots of gravel for the kids to play in. Must see the engravings at the back of the temple as well as the calendar.

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Out Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

worth a trip, by now, you probably have seen 5 temples already, coming from Theben and Luxor. but this one is compact and has a unique dedication to Sobek, due to a bend in the river that spilled crocs there post a regular flood.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Temple dedicated to two indigenous gods of the Aswan area, where ancient Egyptian medicine reached an apex. The most interesting display is the crocodile mummies.

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Kangra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The carvings are interesting and it displays the medical practises followed at that time. The medical knowledge of ancient Egyptians is commendable. The mummified crocodiles are fascinating. Overall monument is well kept and lightings are superb.

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