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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 1 week ago via mobile

The building is unique because its double duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu. the northern part of the temple was...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is unique because it's "double" design meant that there were courts, halls and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. Much of the temple was destroyed by the Nile and some of the reliefs inside were defaced by the Copts who once used...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the Nile.Restoration in progress to reduce damafe from high underground water level.Temple to Sobek...crocodile god.This corner of the Nile had many crocodiles.Colour is still seen on reliefs above Nile flooding line.Check the calendar on one wall.Was an ancient hospital...beautiful relief of surgical and...More

Thank johannesvd
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We reached Kom ombo by the Nile cruise in the evening . This temple stands just a few steps away. The temple complex is unique as it is a double temple , dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile God and Horus, the Falcon god. Though broken,...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed August 7, 2018

One of the few close temples to the river. Well preserved and two sanctuaries.... Lots of stories on the walls and well explained by our guide

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This was another fascinating temple to see. the inscriptions and images are just overwhelming. definitely a place you want to see

Thank Renee T
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I arrived here on a Nile Crusie Ship. The temple is a short walk from the dock. It is unusual in that it has two sanctuaries; to the local crocodile god Sobek and Haroeris or Horus the Elder. The temple has perfect symmetry along the...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

so well preserved, you can get a feel of how things were all those thousands of years ago. The stories as ever on the walls are so fascinating

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This Temple and crocodile museum is right next to the Nile, so if cruising, you don’t have to be transported in a van, which is a plus. It was interesting and picturesque. The is also a museum with mummified crocodiles which show why this god...More

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This temple complex is a preach a perfect philosophy of life - good and evil - that neutralist the energy. This too belong to upper Egypt. The visit is worth time and energy

Thank Moumita T
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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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