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Temple of Medinat Habu

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Address: Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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This ancient complex is dominated by the massive memorial temple of Ramses...

This ancient complex is dominated by the massive memorial temple of Ramses III, similar to the mortuary temple of Ramses II at Ramesseum.

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Private Half Day Tour to West Bank Tombs and Temples from Luxor
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Full Day Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor from Luxor
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Day Tour to Ramesseum Temple, Habu Temple, and Valley of the Nobles

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HABU

Its such a beautiful temple, I loved every part of it, and there is a lot of interesting stories written on the walls, try to listen to your tour guide

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its such a beautiful temple, I loved every part of it, and there is a lot of interesting stories written on the walls, try to listen to your tour guide

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

did visit luxor so many times yet , this time i chose to see the temple of Habu and it was just wow all you can say when it comes to the beauty you and witnessing. starting from all the history that is well documented on the walls to the colors that you would never believe that it was not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favourite temples in Luxor! The decorations are so well preserved! And the colours, colours! Don't miss the famous relief of the king smiting the enemies of Egypt depicted on the first Pylon (although, I must say it is incredibly difficult to miss!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ramses 111, concretes they are gods who lived in the heavens and earth. Only Cleopatra can prove this as this temple is colourful, awesome and a place proving the heavens and earth were one.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many leave this temple out or rush through it at the end of their trip, but I would highly recommend leaving an afternoon to explore - it is stunning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was the last place we visited in Luxor and a real highlight. In the late afternoon, we were the only ones there. The reliefs are very deep and impressive, and many columns and the ceiling hold the original colors.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few ancient temples that still have the vivid colors on its walls and roofs. It has several halls and its structure is still in shape even after thousands of years.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised by how few people visited this site. It was lucky for us that so few people were there, but probably not so good for the local economy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my sister's favourite. It is a well preserved temple with plenty of colour still visible. The front area is quite impressive with lots of columns, at the back there are rooms off to the side where locals will point out particular scenes. A short drive down the road took us to a nice little restaurant which as far... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem that is well worth a visit. it is right next to a small village and when you enter you don't anticipate the wonders that await. There is colour, there is great architecture, great engravings, and scale. It is vast and in good repair. Go and see for yourself!

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