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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 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I went to the temple of Hathor at Dendera after having seen most of the temples in and around Luxor. I arrived to Dendera early in the morning, and was the first there ( with my Guide Ahmed Hassan).... And I was left speechless because...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Temple of the goddess Hathor at Dendera is one of the highlights of a trip to Egypt - it is one of the very best preserved temples in the Ancient Egyptian style, though actually nearly all of what one can see was constructed under...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Bielding
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed very much the Beaty of the history In this temple . It was my first time but I have enjoyed it and so did my wife. We had a very good guide ( Hany )

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was a dream come true for me but it had some nightmarish aspects. First, let me explain the pitfalls. We hadn't used a tour guide service, but instead simply hired a driver for the 3-hour trip round trip from Luxor. This caused a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank UmOmar
Reviewed 16 April 2017

an observation: many times the spelling of temples, cities, etc. can be found in multiple versions. this is another one. Our ticket reads: Dandara Temple. Admission - 40 L.E. it's the temple of Hathor (4th C - 1st C AD), Dendera was the goddess of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Marion W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

There is no words to describe how breathtaking this temple. The colours are bright and untouched for the size of this temple. Highly recommend to make the trip to Qena just to see this temple.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank FarahM447
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The temple was full of reliefs and paintings of the goddess hathor. The temple was in wonderful condition and had many fantastic pillars and reliefs, as well as wonderful ceiling paintings of the goddess mut, and the cycle of the day and zodiac symbols. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Metadasius
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Dendera Temple was a 1 1/2 hour drive north from Luxor on a good 2 lane highway that took us through small agricultural villages where we saw the harvest of sugar cane taking place. Dendera Temple is well known not only for its excellent reliefs,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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