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Temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo, Egypt
+20 800 842 6943
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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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“crocodile god” (56 reviews)
“nile cruise” (39 reviews)
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Kom Ombo, Egypt
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+20 800 842 6943
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"crocodile museum"
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"crocodile god"
in 56 reviews
"nile cruise"
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"the river"
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"well worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"ancient egyptians"
in 14 reviews
"surgical instruments"
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"short walk"
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"small museum"
in 12 reviews
"next door"
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"on display"
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"ancient times"
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"eggs"
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"main axis"
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"northern part"
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"giving birth"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was a really unique Temple and the view over the Nile was just amazing. Plus, this is a site that you can actually watch them still digging and discovering new finds. This also has one of the water metering locations at the side of...More

Thank IndySig
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This unique temple complex has a two temples dedicated to god Sodek -the Crocodile God and the Horus -the Falcon Headed God. It is Unique as both temples are a replica of each other while each temple having its own gateways,courts ,halls etc are combined...More

Thank raghu67
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stopped at Kom Ombo on our way to Luxor from Aswan and it was definitely worth the stop. The entry fee was only 40 EGP and that included entrance into the Crocodile Mummy museum by the exit. The is unique in Egypt as it...More

2  Thank Christena H
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Amazing tour of this temple, you take a boat trip out to the island and it is truly beautiful. Must do.

Thank Courtyy
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The Temple is damaged but still in superb shape. The carvings on the wall are in superb condition. The Agriculture calendar is a unique scene. If one is on a Nile cruise it’s a stop by all boats so one can visit the Temple which...More

Thank Harshrk
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Such amazing history. Sheet amazement how the temples were built. The carvings such stories to look at. Seeing this one as it turned night was different and cool. You can spend hours looking around. Some beautiful energy hot spots for mediation if you seek them...More

Thank Luke L
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Michele T
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Response from ccastellar2017 | Reviewed this property |
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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