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Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

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Address: Luxor 23512, Egypt
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A mortuary temple dedicated to the longest ruling female of Ancient Egypt,...

A mortuary temple dedicated to the longest ruling female of Ancient Egypt, Queen Hatshepsut. The temple is decorated with statues, sphinxes, and reliefs, which have been meticulously restored over time.

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Still some color left along with good carvings. There is a tram to take you from the parking lot to the temple. There are a lot of steps going up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Still some color left along with good carvings. There is a tram to take you from the parking lot to the temple. There are a lot of steps going up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is magnificent. And the story of Hatshepsut is fascinating. A woman who had the audacity to make herself a King. But, please learn her name. Don't be one of those who calls her "Hot Chicken Soup." It is demeaning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is a must see place whilst you're in Luxor It is a unique Temple regarding the design

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It's a very inspiring place, shows great ancient architecture & evidence of the crime of recent generations in ad-hoc maintenance and poor investment for existing resources.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple doesn't have a lot to c but the place is woooowwwww the view is also more than great lot of stairs but there is a cafeteria and u should have water bottle with u

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This handywork of Senenmut for his Queen (later King) Hatshepsut still impresses with it's great scale and elegance. It has an almost modern look from a distance. The upper court, closed for a time, is open again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had visited the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut with a private guide as part of the tour of West Luxor which included the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, and an alabaster shop. It was definitely worth a visit and to hear the interesting history of the temple and of Queen Hatshepsut. Expect to do a bit of walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area this is a must see! Very accessible and if one cannot walk there are little train rides from the ticker office to the temple which is about 500 metres. To get to the temple one has to walk through

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of a trip, the temple of Hatshepsut was very grand, and as all the other sites we saw, the colours and hieroglyphics were amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying o. The West Bank so we hired bikes from the famous Muhammad and cycled first to the Valley of the Kings, and on our return called into Hapshethut.....which is yet another place to visit. If you get a bike you can visit everything in your own time and stay as long As you like......just an amazing day... More 

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