Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Luxor

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Set against stark cliffs, Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari was constructed during the 15th century BCE and dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. The temple's geometrical design and layout for active worship marked a turning point in ancient Egyptian architecture. Backed by a dramatic cliff face, the three terraces of the temple feature rows of colonnades, reminiscent of Classical architecture, while the interior include sculptures and reliefs narrating the story of Hatshepsut's divine birth. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luxor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • This mortuary temple is well worth the visit, with its sweeping vista. You will be sharing this experience with lots of other tourists, unfortunately, but don't be dissuaded.  more »
  • A strenuous walk for me and then I could see all those steps. A little too much for me at my age and health. But my dear wife with our group and was mightily impressed. The exterior looks like a...  more »
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  • Fantastic majestic structure. I enjoyed every second of my visit there. It is a World Heritage site and you can understand why when your standing in front of it. The long walk up the stairs/ramp towards the upper building gives you the chance to really appreciate the workmanship and knowledge it took to create this structure. The history behind is so interesting. A good guide is imperative.
  • Dier El-Bahari is the compound where the Hatshepsut temple is the focal point. The ticket to the Deir El Bahari is at EGT80 and includes the Hatshepsut Temple and its surrounding area. There is definitely a strange, yet interesting stories to all the temples that exist in Egypt. Each and every one of them is unbelievable but the existence of all the majestic and magnificent statues, temples, idols and the ancient writings are all testament of the legend. There were a lot of tourist and students, too. It was a hot and bright day and the walk to the Hatshepsut Temple was long and there is a flight of stairs to the inside of the temple. After the visit to the temple, I and the group congregated at the cafe to have some ice cream. Before that, we walked along the shops selling souvenirs and ready-to-wear clothes and t-shirt. I bought some fridge magnets.
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