Dendera Temple day Tour from luxor

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From EUR 50

Enjoy a day tour from Luxor to the Dendera Temple Pick up time from Luxor at 07:00 am, Drive 1 Hour to Dendera Your English-speaking Egyptologist qualified guide 

From EUR 50

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Pick up time from Luxor hotel at 07:00 am, Drive 1 hour to visit the temple of the Goddes Hathor, The Goddes of love, Music

Arrive at Dendera at 09: 00, You will be accompanied by Egyptologist tour guide, He will explain the history of the temple 

Dendera temple

The Temple of Hathor was largely constructed during the Late Ptolemaic period, specifically during the reign of Ptolemy XII and Cleopatra VII. Later additions were made during the Roman period. Although built by a dynasty of rulers who were not native Egyptians themselves, the design of this temple has been found to be in accordance to that of other classical Egyptian temples, with the exception of the front of the hypostyle hall, which, according to an inscription above the entrance, was constructed by the Emperor Tiberius.

Apart from these, there are also scenes in the temple complex portraying the Ptolemaic rulers. For example, carved onto the external face of one of the temple walls is a huge relief of Cleopatra VII and her son by Julius Caesar and co-ruler, Ptolemy XV (better known as Caesarion). The two Ptolemaic rulers are shown dressed in Egyptian garb, and offering sacrifices.

Hathor was also regarded as a goddess of healing, and this is evident in the presence of a sanatorium in the temple complex. Here, pilgrims would come to be cured by the goddess. Sacred water (which was made holy by having it poured onto statues inscribed with sacred texts) was used for bathing, unguents were dispensed by the priests of Hathor, and sleeping quarters were provided for those hoping that the goddess would appear in their dreams, and so aid them. After visiting the temple.we will  depart to Luxor

This Tour is  included

  • Private tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Mineral water

This Tour is excluded

  • Tips

What you'll get

Skip the line, get in faster

Pick-up service

 

Highlights

  • Visit Egypt most beautiful  temple
  • Hathor Goddess of love
  • See the Queen Cleopatra Figure behind the temple
  • Visit Crypts under the temple
  • See astronomical ceiling of the temple 
  • The Ancient Egyptians Calenders
  • Osiris and Isis love story

Route

  1. Luxor