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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

The Temple of Kom Ombo is fascinating! There are carvings on the walls of early medical instruments. It is unreal to see in person how the Ancient Egyptians would have lived. Kom Ombo is a wonderful reflection of Ancient Egyptian life where they worshipped crocodiles....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank awanderingweb
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see before the sunset to take in the intricate colored pictures on the walls. The calendar is interesting too. You should have a guide to explain the history of the ruins. This is a special place at sunset. The lights highlight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting trip would recommend having a guide as it brings the history of the temple to life well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulanchris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strange to be right on nile and not more damaged by floods than it is. This temple has 2 areas for horus and the crocodile god..lovely colours at dusk lighting area. Interesting croc museum as well seeing them mummify the crocs. Probably my lesst favourite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Faye J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing temple by the Nile, dedicated to two gods, Horus & Sobek. We visited this temple in the afternoon during our Nile cruise. The temple wall shows the calendar system, medical instruments The paints in ceilings are superb !! There is also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 229subhendus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some unique features here, see photos. Amazing colours on the designs, make sure you look up at the overhead pieces, these have been protected from sun damage.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 159marting
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gdbuttle
Reviewed November 10, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JohnWully
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trevor W
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 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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