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Temple of Merenptah

West Bank of Luxor, Luxor, Egypt
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Remnants Of Ancient Egyptian Temple

We drove past this temple grounds area on our way to the Temple of Hatshepsut and it appeared to be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dao1949
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Closed Museum

This would actually be a place high on my list of things to see in Luxor, and that is quite a list... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Steven W
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Cairo, Egypt
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West Bank of Luxor, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove past this temple grounds area on our way to the Temple of Hatshepsut and it appeared to be almost completely devestated by the many centuries of exposure to the desert elements. It has numerous enormous stone statues that are badly deteriorated and other...More

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This would actually be a place high on my list of things to see in Luxor, and that is quite a list, IF they would open the museum. As it is, they have a number of blocks out in the sun that are pretty cool...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

While not as grand as Medinet Habu or the Ramesseum, there are some nice big statues and a museum, although the later was closed when we were there. It's easy to get to, right on the road. Stop for a drink next door at the...More

1  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Very easy to get to, nice and quiet, and certainly worth a look. It doesn't have massive pillars, or really even any complete structures, but it has some very interesting archaeology. It is also a nice quiet site to spend an hour or so at....More

1  Thank MrREB
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Overall in my opinion egypt as a tourist place is overhyped, this is another example where actual is far far below your expectations,everything has a price in egypt & for right price you can do lot of things, avoidable place.nothing much to see & not...More

Thank anaxbio1
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Work is still being carried out at this site, there is not a lot to see a lot of the findings now locked away from prying eyes and allegedly sticky westerner fingers. If you are a budding Egyptologist worth a visit if you are a...More

Thank dave-the-wath
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a good first time visit. It was lovely walking around studying the wonderful Temple ruins and statues.We included this in a tour which took us to Hurghada. Our wonderful taxi driver (Tarek 'Crocodile' 0020 1002758660)) takes us everywhere, each time we visit Luxor....More

Thank Viv T
Reviewed 31 December 2013

2 big statues, nice but honestly, no reason to make an extra trip to see it. many more impressive things on the west bank

Thank jgold10529
Reviewed 29 December 2013

While the few remains of the temple are well displayed on this site, with excellent labels and explanations, the closure of the museum since the revolution means that the site in not really worth its ticket price. I hope the museum reopens once the elections...More

Thank Biosceptic
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Important historical site, unfortunately neglected by travel guide books as well as by local tour guides. Visiting this site is worth the effort. The reconstructed temple area includes also a museum of site where you can see rather unique collection of artefacts and reliefs. Tickets...More

Thank Superkatt
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