Dendara Temple


From Luxor Our Private Egyptology English Speaking guide will meet you to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to visit Dendara Temple (Temple of Hathor ) goddess of love and joy. Hathor Temple, with its sacred lake and famous astrological roof, is a delicately beautiful structure. Hathor is the patroness of the Ahathoor Temple. enter the temple complex through the immense Roman gateway. Dendara is one of several temples in Egypt that was built by the Ptolemies and Romans in an effort to show their dedication to the main Egyptian gods. Just inside the Roman gateway to the left is a small but intricate relief carving of Bes, the ugly little demi-god. Bes was thought to always be around during festivities and celebrations. Note how the paint still remains on his jolly little cheeks. Then visit Abydos Temple ( Osoris Temple ) where the ancient Egyptians believed the god Osoris ( lord of the underworld ) to be buried. The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osoris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. Then drive back to Luxor transfer to your hotel.