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Address: Egypt
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Hard to get to but Great once there.

We took the boat route to get there but I hear there is a desert road that will get you there as well. A good place to go if you are a serious Egyptophile like I am. I am trying... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
Steven W
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Cairo, Egypt

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We took the boat route to get there but I hear there is a desert road that will get you there as well. A good place to go if you are a serious Egyptophile like I am. I am trying to see all the remote places that tourist don't usually go and this is one of them. Loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We accessed the place by boat (not usual !). The Horemheb Rock Chapel is not very large but contains some very interesting wall paintings. Colors remained surprisisngly well, even after so many centuries. Some depictions are very beautiful. Interesting place for people looking for other things than the classical pyramids and graves.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

I tried to visit the place from west bank via Edouf and went with taxi from Luxor. First I visited el Kab. After I returned to Taxi, the driver told me that people at el Kab told him that it is not advisable to drive west bank of the river for security reason at the moment. I was not with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2010

Gibel Silsila also has another name, Khenu, which seems to mean ‘Place of Rowing’ Most guide books say you can only gain access to this site by going by dahabiya, but this is incorrect. I travelled from Luxor by mini-bus on the East Bank of the Nile and down a dirt-track to the Nile. We then went over the Nile... More 

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