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Temple of Medinat Habu

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Address: Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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This ancient complex is dominated by the massive memorial temple of Ramses...

This ancient complex is dominated by the massive memorial temple of Ramses III, similar to the mortuary temple of Ramses II at Ramesseum.

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Day Tour to Ramesseum and Habu temple and Valley of the Nobles

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A must see

This beautiful temple is filled with art, sculptures, painting, the columns, everything is of surprising beauty. Plan two hours for the visit. The light is better in the early... read more

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This beautiful temple is filled with art, sculptures, painting, the columns, everything is of surprising beauty. Plan two hours for the visit. The light is better in the early morning for the pictures.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the look and feel of this temple. Great images on walls and ceilings (including some colours). Interesting about the royal palace to the side.

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cornwall
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of history and beauty in a fantastic setting. It's also much quieter because the larger tour groups don't go there. The three cafés opposite are great too.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated near the Colossus of Memnon, and not far from Valley of the Kings, Medinat Habu is well worth the time and money. Very few people were present, when I visited in February. But all the more reason to go. Fabulous wall paintings hidden away in an alcove; ask your guide to take you there. Less well known, as it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see, away from the crowds. Unique for its deep-cut reliefs. One of the few temples with images of the Lady Sheshat, female aspect of Thoth & Librarian to the Gods - classic! If you want a guide, ask for Mohammed Ramadan at the Nefertiti Hotel in Luxor, he is amazing & professional.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of people miss out on this temple but it is one of the best. You must visit. Lots to see some of the original colours still available on the walls

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is best visited on a full stomach. As you arrive on the left hand side is a local restaurant that serves good quality (and safe) local food. Prices are very reasonable and staff welcoming. When you look at the temple note teh gate where Pharoah would appear to the people on feast and festival days. Climb the stairs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a lot to see, and the only place where you actually get to see at Pharaos toilet :0) Joke aside - it is a beautiful place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this temple. I had never heard of it before but really enjoyed it. It is very well preserved. We stopped there before visiting Hatshepsut Temple and the Valley of the Kings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, not secret but not so much visited as Ramesseum and Hatshepsut. Well worth a visit for gorgeous colours remaining on reliefs. Nice tea shop opposite.

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