We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Temple of Seti I

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Luxor, Egypt
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 67.00*
and up
Private Denderah and Abydos Temples from Luxor
More Info
USD 50.00*
and up
Day Tour to Dendera and Abydos Temples from Luxor
More Info
USD 110.00*
and up
Private Tour: Dendera and Abydos Temples from Luxor

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 81 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Only about half the temple remains

This temple started by Seti I was finished by his son Ramesses II, and seems more a monument to himself than his father. Still interesting, and one of the few remaining on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
paneb
,
Redwood City, California
Add Photo Write a Review

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 46: English reviews
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
86 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent the money on this (1000 LE, about $60 at current exchange) and just didn't find it worth the money. There are other tombs better to spend a fraction of the money on.

Helpful?
Thank Steven W
Redwood City, California
Level Contributor
248 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple started by Seti I was finished by his son Ramesses II, and seems more a monument to himself than his father. Still interesting, and one of the few remaining on the West Bank.

Helpful?
Thank paneb
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Level Contributor
48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very important temple. It has many unique features one of which is the Abydos King List. It is a chronological list showing cartouches of most dynastic pharaohs of Egypt from Menes until Seti I's father, Ramesses I. The surrounding area is a very poor village and there is a nearby hotel called House of Life that is... More 

Helpful?
Thank WRashed
The Villages, Florida
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this temple and so happy to have done so. Our Blue Sky guide, Saber recommended this optional side trip which he explained had only been open to the public for 21 days. Our group of 7 people were the only ones in the tomb during our visit allowing us all the time we could imagine. The colors are all... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jacki L
Worcester, UK
Level Contributor
50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour parties do not often invade this quiet spot on the edge of New Qurna. You will be able to wander around at will, and the guardians are not as "aggressive" as at most sites. The more nimble may enjoy the view from the roof. On a Tuesday or Saturday morning the local open-air market is held nearby. I also... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Yare
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Found this by chance and am so glad I did, it's breathtakingly beautiful and the carvings and depictions are outstanding , even to the sacred pool still being there. Just down from the Rasmussen, it's definitely worth a visit

Helpful?
Thank dottie502
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a upper temple, and not one normally visited on tourist routes. Much of the outlying complex is gone, but there is a well preserved central area, with great carved scenes, columns and shrines. The perimeter wall also has a great walk around the top. It is not as impressive as the Ramesseum, but is well worth a visit,... More 

Helpful?
Thank MrREB
Luxor, Egypt
Level Contributor
196 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

This temple is well worth a visit when you are visiting sites on the West Bank It is not on the usual tourist trail,but it should be. I was amazed at the colour still to be seen in the temple. There is also the footings of a Roman house & church in the there. Quite a large site, it,s nice... More 

Helpful?
Thank Observer1966
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
234 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

It is a little off the course of the regular tour, but if you get a chance you must visit. Sit between the huge columns and imagine how marvelous life was in the ancient world.

Helpful?
Thank bose_rima
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you have some extra time, this is a pleasant oasis but it is relatively sparse and a little off the beaten tourist track.

Helpful?
Thank DrSLA

Travellers who viewed Temple of Seti I also viewed

 
Luxor, Nile River Valley
 

Been to Temple of Seti I? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Temple of Seti I and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Temple of Seti I staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?