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Luxor Top Attractions: Hatshepsut Temple

Luxor Top Attractions: Hatshepsut Temple - Unique Egypt Blog

If you are looking for top Luxor attractions and things to do, Hatshepsut Temple is one of the must-see sights in Luxor Egypt.


Hatshepsut Temple (Luxor)

Hatshepsut Temple, or The Funerary Temple of Hatshepsut, is a temple of the 18th Egyptian dynasty, and the best of the surviving temples built about 3,500 years ago. It was built by Queen Hatshepsut on the west bank of the Nile opposite Taiba (the capital of ancient Egypt and the place of worship of Amun) (Luxor today). Hatshepsut's temple has a unique architectural design compared to the Egyptian temples that were built on the east bank of the Nile in Taibeh. The temple consists of three successive floors on open balconies. Built of limestone, in front of the columns of the second floor were laid limestone statues of the god Osiris and Queen Hatshepsut in a beautiful distribution. Originally, these statues were colorful, and only some monuments remained in color, and some of the statues are in a perfectly good condition indicating the elegance of the temple's design and beauty.



Hatshepsut Temple Design

Hatshepsut Funerary Temple is located to the right of the Temple of Mantutoup II. The procession route connects the Temple of the Valley on the Nile to the Funerary Temple of Hatshepsut and the length of the procession route is about 1 km. The Temple of the Valley overlooking the Nile faces the Temple of Amon Ra in Karnak on the eastern façade of the Nile. The procession route was once a rams road.


Hatshepsut Temple

Luxor Attractions

Hatshepsut Temple is one of the best attractions in Luxor Egypt if you are Looking for Egypt tours and travel packages in Egypt, Luxor tours and that temple must be your top priority and must-see sightseeing in Egypt.


Also, you can enjoy visiting Hatshepsut Temple during your Nile Cruise sailing between Luxor and Aswan, Through which you will explore the most important historical monuments in Luxor and Aswan. 

Luxor Top Attractions: Hatshepsut Temple


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If you are looking for Egypt tours, best things to do in Egypt and best Egypt tour itinerary, Cairo and Luxor Aswan Nile cruise must be your first priority, visit the pyramids of Giza, enjoy Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan and enjoy visiting the most important tourist attractions in Luxor and Aswan, you can visit the city of Hurghada or Sharm el-Sheikh Red Sea for relaxation and enjoy a lot of activities there.

Egypt has many tourist attractions that you can visit and enjoy a tour of Egypt different and unique, from the most famous tourist attractions in Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Saqqara, Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor temple, and many landmarks located in each city of Egypt.

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