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Reviewed 3 July 2019

far away around 40 min from my house, i'm not interested to visit unless i was there, really i did not expect that place more than amazing .. do not lose that chance to be there with family or friends.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wael-Abdulrahim
Reviewed 30 March 2019

If going to Luxor, you have to make the trip to Dendera! Beautiful sight and you have it almost to yourself. Wow!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vegard14
Reviewed 11 March 2019 via mobile

Well worth spending a few hours here if you can manage it. Unbelievable detail set in blue paint with many astrological themes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 25 February 2019 via mobile

Temple located 1.5hrs from Luxor by car. Temple dedicated to Hathor. Ticket $100 egyptian pounds (cash only) no photo ticket required. Adorned by Hathor faces on the facade of the temple. Once inside large columns fill the temple all with a face of Hathor at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Very impressive site. Built by Egyptians, then used by Christians and Romans. Budget one hour on-site. You MUST have permissions from the authorities to drive from Luxor to this location.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Billiken82
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Driving north from luxor West bank some 37 miles you will reach dendera, this pre-dynastic site has a chequered history to say the least. The foundations go way back in history and 5th dynasty khufu king built here along with Pepi I. Buried until the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The complex was interesting and really nothing seemed off limits. The huge columns and colorful ceilings, the carvings and reliefs, the lotus stem wainscoting,so much to see, it was overwhelming. But the visual splendors were matched by the excitement of climbing a tall metal staircase...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lcsugarfarm
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This temple is equistite. It is one of the only temples that still has a roof which really allows you to feel the temple as it was meant to be. The colors that remain are absolutely breathtaking. It seems very few tourists make this a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dride52
Reviewed 14 November 2018

And Certainly my personal favorite, which is saying a lot in a country like Egypt! Every single surface (inside and outside walls, ceiling, columns) aside from the floor are covered in amazing bas relief, and most of the ceiling still has vivid blue paint on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank teddy1014
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

A must do. Very good example of Egyptian building and architecture. Great columns and wall carvings and painted. Plan on two hours and wear good shoes and a hat. Bring water. Great pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
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