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Temple of Montu - south of Luxor

A visit to the Temple of Montu is for those with a great interest in Egyptology & who have already... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B L
Los Angeles, California
Marvellous temple ruins in a charming village setting

This temple is ruinous, and it's rather difficult to find, being set amid a rural village a few km... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
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“Temple of Montu - south of Luxor”
May 20, 2017
“Marvellous temple ruins in a charming village setting”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the Temple of Montu is for those with a great interest in Egyptology & who have already seen the many major sites of Luxor & the West Bank. It’s situated a ways south of Luxor & we were driving to Esna, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

This temple is ruinous, and it's rather difficult to find, being set amid a rural village a few km south of Luxor. It's really one for the specialist archaeologist or Egyptologist, or those who fancy a scenic drive. If you are indeed a specialist, this...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Bielding
Reviewed May 22, 2016

This temple is in a very ruined state. Most of the surviving temple is Ptolemaic, with a small structure that bears the names of Thutmose III and Ramesses II. The area still gets flooded, and you can see the damage it causes to the stone...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed September 7, 2015

I love the location and drive to visit this temple in the village of tod hidden behind doors and wall is a very large jigsaw puzzle indeed just waiting to be explored can spend hours just looking at all lthe reliefs waiting to pieced back...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank David L
Reviewed January 26, 2015

I had seen the five star rating on here and went to have a look and was frankly disappointed. Yes, the site is peaceful and free from other visitors, but really, that is the same as pretty much everywhere in Egypt still. Considering the out...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank jamiehay51260
Reviewed June 9, 2014

One of the less visited sites about 30 mins drive South of Luxor. Our driver had some difficulty in finding the site, but perseverance won the day and the temple was found tucked away in the furterest reaches of the village of Tod (various spellings...More

Date of experience: May 2014
6  Thank jd2412
Reviewed March 1, 2014

I can honestly say that I was not expecting this temple to be more than a few walls and some reliefs - I was wrong. This is still a small site, but the quality of the reliefs that remain are in an excellent state of...More

Date of experience: March 2014
6  Thank Chachapuma
Reviewed February 1, 2013

Wery peaceful place and much to see. Little difficult to find on your own, and tickets must be bought the same day in advance in the Luxor Temple ticket office. Big sicamore-tree alley is nice and unusual. Nice ruins of temple, remains of sacred lake...More

Date of experience: January 2013
3  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed August 28, 2012

We love this temple because it is so unvisited you feel like you have the whole place to your self if I wasn't for our agents suggetion we would never have visited it Thanks The Always Egypt Team!!!

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed July 5, 2012

When we arrived we where the only people there it was truly amazing. Not only do you have the history but also on the drive in you can experience all the culture of the local village. This temple really is worth the visit, the temple...More

Date of experience: April 2012
3  Thank jessie d
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