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The Ancient Egyptians regarded their temples as the " homes " of their respective god or deity. Every temple was dedicated to a god or goddess and he or she was worshipped there by the temple priests and the pharaoh.
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Abu Simbel Temples
The amazing Abu Simbel Temples are among the largest attractions in Egypt, both by popularity and by sheer size. These two temples are an amazing sight, towering towards the blue sky! An architectural wonder, the Abu Simbel temple was built by the Egyptian emperor Ramses II. more
Amada Temple
The Amada temple is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua, the area had also the temple of El-Derr and the tomb of Aniba. Amada is located at 115 KM to the south of Aswan. The Temple of Amada, the oldest Egyptian temple in Nubia. more
The Philae Temple of Isis, Aswan
The Philae Temple was once the center of worship for the goddess Isis. Now located on the island of Agilika, the Temple provides an amazing experience for visitors. The Egyptian island of Philae was the center for worship of the goddess Isis and attracted pilgrims. more
Kalabsh Temple, Aswan
Kalabsha Temple, ancient Talmis, was built over an earlier New Kingdom site during the Roman Period for Caesar Augustus. It was dedicated to Isis, Osiris and Horus-Mandulis, who was the Roman aspect of the Nubian solar god, Merwel. It originally was built on much early site. more
Beit (Beyt) El Wali Temple, Aswan
The Temple of Beit el-Wali is a rock-cut Ancient Egyptian temple in Nubia which was built by Pharaoh Ramesses II and dedicated to the deities of Amun-Re, Re-Horakhti, Khnum and Anuket. It was the first in a series of temples built by Ramesses II in this region. more
The Temple of Khnum, Aswan
The Temple of Khnum in Aswan is an amazing sight, and was dedicated to the ancient god that fed his power to the Nile River. The temple offers an incredible way to experience Egypt's past! You may run across tours that showcase a visit to Aswan’s Elephantine Island. more
Kom Ombo Temple / Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo
The Temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC during the Ptolemaic era, with additions made into Roman times. It stands right on the bank of the Nile between Edfu and Aswan. more
Edfu Temple / Temple of Horus, Edfu
The Temple of Horus in Edfu (also known as the Temple of Edfu) is considered the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt. This partly because it was built later than most: in the Ptolemaic era from 237 to 57 BC. The Edfu Temple is the second largest of its kind in Egypt. more
Abydos Temple / Temple of Seti I
Visiting Abydos, Egypt will allow you to explore the Temple of Ramses II, the Great Osiris Temple and the statuette of Pharaoh Cheops. Abydos is an amazing addition to any Egyptian tour! For the Ancient Egyptians, Abydos was one of the holiest sites in the world. more
Dendara Temple / Temple of Hathor
Dendara, Egypt is home to Ptolemaic Temple of Hathor, as well as the ruins of a Coptic Christian church, and the starting point for numerous excursions on the Nile River! The Temple of Hathor at Dendara, on the Nile north of Luxor, is one of the latest Egyptian temples. more
Esna Temple
Esna Temple, which was buried beneath its own debris for many centuries, is located in the centre of the town close to the River Nile. The Temple is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Tuthmosis III laid the foundations of the Temple in the 18th Dynasty. more
Luxor Temple
The Luxor Temple founded in 1400 BCE, the Luxor Temple was a site of ancient rites to the gods Amun, Chons and Mut. Egypt tours without a stop here are incomplete! Luxor Temple is a great temple complex in modern Luxor dedicated to Amun. more
Karnak Temple
Karnak Temple is a vast temple complex in Luxor dedicated primarily to Amun and dating from as early as 2000 BC. It is an impressive sight, and second only to the Great Pyramids in popularity. The Karnak Temple has stood for over 4,000 years, inviting pilgrims. more
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut / Deir El-Bahri, Luxor
Queen Hatshepsut Temple ( also known as Deir El Bahri ) honors the longest living female Pharaoh of Egypt. Well preserved and definitely worth seeing for anyone who loves Egyptian history. Hatshepsut was a rare female pharoah. Her temple, known as Djeser-Djeseru. more
Memnon Temple / Colossi of Memnon, Luxor
The Memnon temple on the west bank of Luxor, the first monument that you will encounter,It is the two gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. The Greeks gave them their name, after the Trojan hero Memnon, who was killed by Achilles. more
Temple of Medinet Habu / Mortuary Temple of Ramses III
Medinet Habu is the Arabic name for the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III, a huge complex second only to Karnak in size and better preserved. Medinet Habu is among the least visited of the major sights at Luxor, but it deserves more attention than it gets. more