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Private Tour: Dendara and Abydos
"The approach path to the Temple of Hathor is between two Roman fountains that end at the massive entry gate. Hathor was the goddess of pleasure and love and was generally shown as a cow or woman with a cow's head.The enclosure walls are mud-brick and date to the Roman era. Within the walls are the temple two birth houses a Coptic Basilica a sanitarium a sacred lake and the Temple of the Birth of Isis. The temple has a long history with evidence that Pepi I (Old Kingdom) rebuilt the temple while other texts refer to reconditioning by Thutmose III
From $63.00
Dendera Abydos Day Trip from Luxor
"Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to discover the ancient sites. First visit Abydos the ancient Egyptian believed of god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I and completed by King Ramsess II known as temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government and 135 km from Luxor. The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. Then continue to Dandara to visit the Temple of Hathor goddess of love and joy.The temple is located in Dandara which is situated at the north of Luxor. At the end of your tour you will be escorted back to your hotel."
From $55.00
Tour to the Valley of the Kings and Queens with Late Lunch
"At 12:00pm you will be picked up by an expert tour guide from your hotel in Luxor and start your tour to visit the Valley of the Kings The most famous site in Luxor. The Valley was the burial palace of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom (1550 – 1070 BC) you will see 3 tombs of the most famous Pharaohs ruled Egypt from Luxor Like The tomb of Ramses IV Merenptah ""son of Ramses II"" Tomb Thutmose III the founder of the ancient Egyptian Empire tomb
From $60.00

More Local Customs in Al Karnak

How to solve a love problem

The scarab was relocated to the lake's western side not far ago in order to make more space for the influx of tourists inside the temple. Local guides tell tourists as a local custom that if one walks...
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Jun 19, 2007

Visiting Mosques

Many Asian and African countries, including Egypt, are predominantly Muslim, so the religious sites you are most likely to encounter, are, predictably, mosques. This is a brief tip of advice, written...
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Jan 07, 2004

Two Kinds of Temples

As far as I could learn, there used to be two kinds of religious temples in the Ancient Egypt: different in some things, and very much alike in others. These were the funerary temples and the cult...
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Jan 07, 2004
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