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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 2 days ago via mobile

Very good temple that can be seen easily from the Nile, dedicated to two gods and each has their own equal side. fairy intact and we visited late in the day when the sun was going down, this made the place look spectacular with warm...More

Thank gdbuttle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are several fascinating features of this temple- especially the colour remaining in some of the walls, the “medical instruments” carved on a panel dedicated to Imhotep in his role as the father of medicine and an interesting calendar of offerings showing what should be...More

Thank JohnWully
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the original colourd paints are still on the figures. Very similar to most temples but still interesting as is the crocodile (mummified) museum.

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps less spectacular than many of the other temples and historical sites in Egypt this temple nevertheless has an important place in the Egyptian history. Best visited in company with an experienced guide so that the significance is understood. This is an unusual temple because...More

Thank StevefromNorthLakes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our local tour guide Russell suggested this at night if you’re a Egypt buff you should go still has some of the original paint work and a lot of mummyfide crocs

Thank james_anderson64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here as an excursion from our Nile cruise and I would definitely recommend visiting here. The mummified crocodile museum nearby is also worth a look.

Thank r15972
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here in the early evening when several boats had arrived. The temple can get quite mobbed when there are many people arriving all at once as the guides will be rotaing through the same sections. interesting for the calendar and medical reliefs as well...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a night stop which was exciting! The boat docks and the vendors and child vendors lie in wait. I bought a bracelet just to get rid of other pushy vendors. They luckily cannot enter the temple! All the boats had docked here so...More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have got to understand Egyptian history to appreciate this temple. At first glance it looks pretty much like any other. Then the guide starts to explain about the crocodile god and everything changes and you start to notice lots of differences. Thats the positive...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is on the itinerary for Nile cruisers, as we discovered. Fortunately we visited when it was not packed with tourists from the boats. They are conveyed from boats to and from the Temple in small horse drawn carriages, the horses are clearly not...More

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Shell C
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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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