Philae Temple Aswan

Island of Isis Philae Temple of the Nile The tiny island of Philae, a mere 450 meters long and less than 150 meters wide, captured the imagination of  countless travelers to Egypt from early times. It was famed for it’s beauty and was known as the pearl of Egypt. Plants and palm trees grew from […]

The Temple of Edfu

Edfu which is situated between Esna and Aswan is a site with a long standing tradition, No ancient monument in the world can match it Edfu which is situated between Esna and Aswan is a site with a long standing tradition. Its name is derived from the ancient Edbo, it means the town of piercing […]

Kom Ombo Temple

Temple of Sobek and Horus Kom Ombo Temple is situated on a hill at Kom Ombo city south of Aswan, Kom Ombo (the ancient Nubyt) means hill of ombos. At this point there is a curve of the Nile with a large island in front of it. This island may once have been a haven for crocodiles […]

Abydos Temple| Temple of Seti I

For several thousand years, the site of Abydos flourished as a cemetery for the people Egypt. The most famous building at Abydos today is ‘The Mansion of Millions of Years of King Seti I who rests in Abydos. This temple was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Rameses ll. It is elegantly decorated […]

Dandara Temple| Temple of Hathor

Dendera temple is around 37 miles (60 km) north of Luxor. It is dedicated to goddess Hathor, goddess of love, playing, dance and music back in ancient Egypt This temple is a Greco Roman temple built up on ruins of an ancient Egyptian one. You should visit this temple as it’s very well preserved, It’s […]

Tombs of the Nobles

Of the several thousand nobles’ tombs identified in the Theban Necropolis, nineteen are today open to the public. They span a period of nearly hundred years, from the mid-18 dynasty onward. If time does not permit such a tour, then one should at least visit TT100: Rekhmire and TT 55:Ramose, the first with superb painting […]

Dayr al-Madina (The Ancient Village)

The Ancient Village and Worker’s Tombs Several architectural and decorative differences set the tombs of the craftsmen and workers who lived in the Village of Dayr al-Madina apart from other private tombs at Thebes (Luxor) . The tombs here had forecourts defined by a low mudbrick wall that might enclose a garden and pond. Behind, stood […]

Madinat Habu

Madinat Habu is one of Egypt’s best preserved and most interesting temples. Unfortunately, most tourists arrive here at the end of along morning of sightseeing and rarely get more than a quick peek at this fascinating monument. The temple deserves better. It is one of the few monuments in Egypt to convey the emotional impact […]

Valley of the Queens

The Valley of the Queens, in Arabic Wadi al-Malakat, in ancient times was called Ta Set Neferu, a phrase that can mean The Place of of Beauty and also The Place of Royal Children and Wives. It was used in the New Kingdom as a burial place for several royal wives, princesses, and Princes. The […]