Dendara Temple

Enjoy discovering one of the most attractive historical places in Luxor, which is called Dendera Temple, which you will explore in our amazing Luxor Tours and you will be excited by knowing more about Dendara Temple complex, which is situated at the 2.5 km sourthern east side of Dendera.

 


As well as Dendera is one of the well preserved ancient temples in Egypt and the complex is about 40,000 square meters, which include a huge mud brick enclosed wall around the complex.

 


Therefore Dendera Temple was very important for the ancient Egyptian, because it was the first place of shrines and chapels since the ancient Egyptian era has begun and this temple was constructed by Pepi I (ca. 2250 BC), so, this temple had been modified at the same site and it was belong to Hathor, the complex is consisting of Sacred Lake, Hathor temple, which is the considered to be main temple and was also called the Temple of Tentyra, as well as Mammisi of Nectanebo II, Temple of the birth of Isis, an amazing Bark shine, Trajan and the Roman Kiosk, Roman Mammisi, Sanatorium and some addition items which were added during the Roman era, moreover this temple is considered to be one of the best Egyptian preserved temples.
 

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