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Built in the 1st century BC by Ptolemy 8th and Queen Cleopatra 2nd, this ancient temple is one of the most intact in Egypt.
Qena, Egypt
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The ceiling of the Temple of Hathor is in the process of being cleaned, so half of it is completed as of December 2017. The ceiling that has been cleaned has spectacular paintings and art work that must be viewed in person. The pillars have...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A bit far from Luxor but this temple dedicated to Hathor is worth the visit. The temple as been restored to some extent (the ceiling). The colour are wonderful. They keep a part uncleaned for comparison. The difference is incredible. It's the only temple where...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

On the day I saw the Abydos Temple I saw the Temple of Hathor at Dendera. A really long drive but both Temples are worth it. Again a long walk to get to it but really beautiful. I was with my Osiris tour guide Sayed...More

Thank Skyros7
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had not enough time as the bus was waiting. I would spend years there... So much to see... Images of Dendera lightbulb,... helicopter, submarine and spaceship... And the goddess herself of course. And the sodiac as we know it... You have to go there...More

Thank kaie300
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Many reviews of this multi-faceted destination reveal its importance during pharaonic and Roman times, and closer inspection reveals a distinct feminine vibe, as it seems to be an ancient "wellness center," for women, especailly those desirous of bearing children. Not to miss is the birth...More

1  Thank TamarafromDubai
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Located at about 50 miles from Luxor, we found the Temple of Hathor to be absolutely amazing and its state of preservation beyond belief ... The vivid color of the paintings covering the entire ceiling, the walls and the columns, the clear cartouches and hieroglyphics,...More

1  Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We did Dendara on our way back from Abydos to Luxor. We were very tired from the drive to Abydos & hence overall were cranky but the Temple of Hathor is what we needed to make our moods better. This temple is dedicated to Hathor...More

1  Thank anupriya_singhal
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Dendara is the best preserved temple in Egypt and it is gourgeous! is far away from Luxor so you dont have as much tourists than in other places. we visited the temple alone and was overwelming to have all this history just for us. Must...More

Thank juschaffer
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I arranged an early morning taxi ride from Luxor at about 8 am and arrived into Denderah at about 10 am.The taxi ride was at high speed at most times and not for the faint-hearted. The bustling city of Qena did not show any signs...More

1  Thank Roddek
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is an extremely beautiful temple, you will never regret visiting it. Seeing the natural colors of the temple and how the ancient Egyptians built it will amaze you. This is the ONLY temple built into 2 floors, all other temples are just 1 floor....More

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