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Built in the 1st century BC by Ptolemy 8th and Queen Cleopatra 2nd, this ancient temple is one of the most intact in Egypt.
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Dendera, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing location. So few make it out so far but they are missing so much. The temple and art work are amazing. Find a way to go. We have a YouTube channel and will be doing a full video review of this location...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The temple is in a good status. The colors are original and pictures are impressive. It is not far from luxor.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sayedabdelwhab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we made the effort to come here from Luxor, I still can't get over the bright blue colours in the outer hypostyle hall with signs of the zodiac and other carvings. There is a sacred lake which is empty and the views from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't originally planning to visit this temple, however, we managed to change the plans last minute. This temple is beautiful and well preserved as you are able to see the natural colour as the high ceilings has beautiful paintings. The walls and rooms depicts...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank MissKizP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best temples i saw in the whole trip, still so colorful , colosal... i loved being here!! really incredible and a must see place if you are a lover of Ancient Egypt!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank faq885
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got there first thing and were auspiciously the only ones there making the atmosphere special.The hieroglyphs are spectacular and the ceiling has again been restored in many placed although te work as always remains ongoing. The underground temple is a must see.... watch the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pinkfluffbundles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the most amazing places ever ....u can see the natural colors still preserved secret tunnels u can enter if it is opened .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AhmedFouda1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well-preserved with the exception of the faces of Hathor on the columns, which is a shame, but one can imagine how impressive the temple was before the faces were erased. Look up in the first hall and there are beautifully colored roof paintings. My neck...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mitch T
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Starting from Cairo and after completing Luxor we headed to Hurghada for our final leg of travel. Enroute is Dendera and we made a wise choice of visiting this temple. Less tourists were present and that initially made us little uneasy. However we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suresh C
Reviewed February 3, 2019

This is a lovely temple, and our guide mentioned it was one of his favorites. (I personally preferred Seti I's temple at Abydos). We visited it as part of a day trip to Abydos and Dendera from Luxor, spending a little over 2 hours here....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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