Egypt continues to reveal its secrets. Temple of the goddess Hathor at Dendera -one of those places. The temple was built in the late 1st century BC and well preserved because he was under the sand until the end of the nineteenth century. Also in the program of excursion: visit Karnak temple complex, the tombs of the dead, Colossi of Memnon, a visit to an alabaster factory and museum papyrus. Walk along the Nile. Banana Island (surcharge). Lunch Time. Drinks for an additional fee.
Dendera, which in ancient times was called Tentiroy, this small town, located in front of a large city Kena. It is known that at the time of the pharaohs Dendera was an important religious center dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Being the daughter of Ra and wife of the god Horus, Hathor was responsible for beauty, femininity, joy, as well as other accompanying love feelings and traits. It is known that the ancient Egyptians personified Hathor as the celestial cow. Temple of the goddess Hathor, which was located in the ancient Tentire, you can see now, but in the modern Dendera.
Sanctuary perfectly preserved and allows you to enjoy not only the appearance of the temple, but also interior decoration.
Archaeologists report that although the temple originally was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty, finish building it already Romans. This allows tourists see this temple almost intact, which is considered a rarity, as many religious buildings Pharaonic times come down to us in a dilapidated state.
Take with you to the excursion:
passport, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, insurance policy.
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