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Templo de Debod

Paseo de Rosales, Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 74 15
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This place is temporarily closed due to technical problems. The Egyptian temple dating back to the second century B.C. was transported to Madrid’s Cuartel de la Montana Park.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Paseo de Rosales, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautifull site to take photos and see the ancient ruins. The successful sets here are amazing as you can see the whole surrounding areas of Madrid. The cathedral the palace it's beautiful all.kite up at night how Madrid comes alive in the night. Really beautiful...More

Thank Tanya P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just 3 monuments. The tour bus advertises it as a free attraction. It’s ok and you can take your picture, but not much more.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The templo was given to Madrid for free as a thank you from Egypt before they flooded the area for the Aswan Dam. It's free. I like the temple in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, but enjoyed this one just as much. The...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Debod Temple is an authentic Egyptian temple dedicated to the gods Amon and Isis. It dates back to the 4th century BC and until 1960 stood in Egypt. When the Aswan Dam was under construction the temple and other monuments needed to be relocated.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Go at after sundown to see the lights but not terribly late as I've seen the lights go off. Nice overlook with views of Madrid and the Royal Palace and Cathedral. Very interesting from a cultural perspective. The temple was donated by Egypt to Spain...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The temple itself is ok, but once you find out about the history it really is fascinating. The location however just has an awe of calm and peacefulness about it that’s definitely worth visiting. There are some excellent views from the railings just along the...More

Thank Fran S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Its closed at the moment but you can still walk around the outside and see the amazing views of the city. The park its in in nice and big, perfect for an evening stroll.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This temple is beautiful, however if you are currently traveling (June/July), don't bother going in the evening as there is no lighting as well as no water around the temple.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't make a special trip for this. But it's a few minutes from the Palacio Real. There is no water in the 'lake' at the moment. Probably looks best at night.

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While spending several days in Madrid, we discovered the Parque de la Montana, a beautiful park near the Royal Palace. Much to our surprise a highlight was the Templo de Debod, transplanted from Upper Egypt to Madrid. This happened because Spain helped Egypt back in...More

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pradhanan2017
June 13, 2018|
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Response from c1defence | Reviewed this property |
As most of the previous answers have said that it is an open park. I don't recall any gates anywhere, but it i possible the temple buildings could be closed off for the night, for security and safety of the temple... More
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cpbruun
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
The park is open.
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Nadira J
March 12, 2018|
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Response from RocioMDLP | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I don't know but the outside is outstanding and the sunset from there :)
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