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Address: Medamud Village, Luxor, Egypt
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Quiet and off the beaten track

Be aware that this temple is not open for tourist visits without permission and you can't assume that you will have the good fortune to gain access. But you can see a good deal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2016
Rosemarie L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Be aware that this temple is not open for tourist visits without permission and you can't assume that you will have the good fortune to gain access. But you can see a good deal from the road over a small wall although one of its key features, an ancient quay, is only visible on site. You can get there by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

I had arranged for our driver and guide to visit this temple complex but was advised not open to public in advance we did visit but the guards would not let us have a look around as some ex pat had been previously and cost the job of one of the other guards by bribing them I will know in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

The temple itself is mainly ruinous and can be hard to find without local knowledge. The outer wall retains some reliefs and the inner aspects of the temple feature inscriptions. For most tourists the temple may not be worth the cost for the transport. I would warn any visitors to the temple to be prepared for problems. I visited with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

This Temple is located in the Medamud village, appr. 5 km north of Karnak Temple, very near Luxor. There are 3 different Temples of God Montu near Luxor - in Tod (south of Luxor), in Medamud (north of Luxor) and in Armant (south of Luxor on the West Bank of the Nile); there is also a Montu Precinct in the... More 

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