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Marvellous temple ruins in a charming village setting

This temple is ruinous, and it's rather difficult to find, being set amid a rural village a few km... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Bielding
,
Liverpool
one for the enhusiast

This temple is in a very ruined state. Most of the surviving temple is Ptolemaic, with a small... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2016
Kimberly S
,
Martinez, California
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good13%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 May 2017
“Marvellous temple ruins in a charming village setting”
22 May 2016
“one for the enhusiast”
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Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This temple is ruinous, and it's rather difficult to find, being set amid a rural village a few km south of Luxor. It's really one for the specialist archaeologist or Egyptologist, or those who fancy a scenic drive. If you are indeed a specialist, this...More

Thank Bielding
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This temple is in a very ruined state. Most of the surviving temple is Ptolemaic, with a small structure that bears the names of Thutmose III and Ramesses II. The area still gets flooded, and you can see the damage it causes to the stone...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I love the location and drive to visit this temple in the village of tod hidden behind doors and wall is a very large jigsaw puzzle indeed just waiting to be explored can spend hours just looking at all lthe reliefs waiting to pieced back...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 27 January 2015

I had seen the five star rating on here and went to have a look and was frankly disappointed. Yes, the site is peaceful and free from other visitors, but really, that is the same as pretty much everywhere in Egypt still. Considering the out...More

2  Thank jamiehay51260
Reviewed 9 June 2014

One of the less visited sites about 30 mins drive South of Luxor. Our driver had some difficulty in finding the site, but perseverance won the day and the temple was found tucked away in the furterest reaches of the village of Tod (various spellings...More

5  Thank jd2412
Reviewed 1 March 2014

I can honestly say that I was not expecting this temple to be more than a few walls and some reliefs - I was wrong. This is still a small site, but the quality of the reliefs that remain are in an excellent state of...More

5  Thank Chachapuma
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Wery peaceful place and much to see. Little difficult to find on your own, and tickets must be bought the same day in advance in the Luxor Temple ticket office. Big sicamore-tree alley is nice and unusual. Nice ruins of temple, remains of sacred lake...More

2  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 28 August 2012

We love this temple because it is so unvisited you feel like you have the whole place to your self if I wasn't for our agents suggetion we would never have visited it Thanks The Always Egypt Team!!!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 5 July 2012

When we arrived we where the only people there it was truly amazing. Not only do you have the history but also on the drive in you can experience all the culture of the local village. This temple really is worth the visit, the temple...More

2  Thank jessied835
Reviewed 18 December 2011

Again, this is one of my favourite sites to visit; I have been here several times and still get a great sense of enjoyment each time. It’s in the village of Tod about 20 miles south of Luxor. Please do remember that you have to...More

Thank Berniemyk
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