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Construction of this imposing Graeco-Roman temple was begun by Ptolemy VI Philometer in the 2nd century.
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Kom Ombo, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just a short walk from our docked cruise ship, we visited this temple just as the sun was setting. Up close, the structure was huge and towered over us as we walked through the temple with only a couple other people. The coolest part for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Big_sexy97
Reviewed 6 days ago

Apparently this Temple was built for two sets of "Gods",Horus and a crocodile God Sobek,so some of this temple is duplicated. Well worth a visit to gaze in awe at some of the fine carvings and giant cartouches that are still clearly visible many centuries...More

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

Going to this temple was great. Loved exploring the temple compound, seeing all the great hieroglyphics- some even had a little color left. The museum that is next to the temple is great! I think we had to pay extra for the museum, but I’m...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelsnearandfar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This interesting temple provides fine examples of all the carvings and statues. It is quite ruined but is very atmospheric for that. We did a sunset visit which made it quite magical. Lovely.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at night when we arrived on the boat - not as good for photography. Not far to walk to, though you may get haggled along the way. Quite unique from other temples I've seen, mainly due to the fact of having crocodiles displayed as...More

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

On the evening of our last full day of our cruise down the Nile River, we visited the Temple of Kom Ombo. Although it was not the largest of temple complexes that we saw during our time in Egypt, it was still fascinating. The southern...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank livingtheqlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small temple. One of the walls show the ancient calendar. Another one shows the surgical instruments used in that time. You can get the idea how advanced those people were. There is a crocodile museum with it. Which is very small and has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TahiraSajid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely temple to visit in the late afternoon. With clearly visible calenders and prescriptions on the walls, a true glimps into the everyday life and a fantastic guide just adds to the experience

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1.5hr drive from Aswan this temple is made for 2 dieties. Horus the god of morals with A falcon head and Sobek the crocodile God of Evil. Shared 50/50 it is a temple with high reliefs and hieroglyphics. Also known as an Egyptian sanitarium or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MONKEYBUZZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kom Ombo is an excellent stop. Essentially it is two for the price of one as it is an unusual double temple design: structures were duplicated to worship two different gods. The ruins are fun and interesting. Our tour guide kept directing us to things...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Yes, you can certainly buy tickets for Kom Ombo right at the gate. This was one of our favourite temples - a must see in our opinion. Enjoy! Elissa and Chris Vancouver, Canada
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