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Temple of Kom Ombo

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Address: Kom Ombo, Egypt
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Construction of this imposing Graeco-Roman temple was begun by Ptolemy VI...

Construction of this imposing Graeco-Roman temple was begun by Ptolemy VI Philometer in the 2nd century.

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Go at night to see some - it is awesome. Make sure you check out the crocodile museum which is pretty cool.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Go at night to see some - it is awesome. Make sure you check out the crocodile museum which is pretty cool.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if the Temple is not well preserved but it holds some unique details such as the Calendar, and the carvings representing the surgical instruments were used during ancient Egyptian time. There are 2 ways to visit this Temple: 1- the main way by a Nile Cruise, since all Nile cruises stop at this temple to visit. 2- driving to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About half the temple is gone, but still very nice double temple. A museum with huge crocodile mummies is well worth the visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this temple as part of tour from my Nile cruise ship. The Temple was a short walk from where my cruise ship was docked. It was definitely worth a visit. The reliefs on the walls and columns were amazing. Included with the ticket price was admission to the nearby Crocodile Museum which has many mummified crocodiles on display.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just right away from the Nile cruises docking station u will be seeing this great temple . As in edfu temple , this one belongs to the ptolomic (Greek) dynasty and is relatively new in the pharaonic perspectives as it was built in 181 BC for the 2 gods sobek as the good and Seth as the evil. The roofs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful - a must see attraction - the scenes from the boat as you arrive at it are stunning in themselves then you can easily walk there and learn all about the history - highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This excellent located Nile river side twin Temple is Must Visit site on tourist itinerary. Best time is evening hours when they are illuminated. This Kim Ombo Temple is dedicated to local crocodile God Sobek ( left side ) and to Haroeris ( Right side ) . There are Reliefs showing surgical instruments, coronation of Ptolemy XII , Isis ,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you get to come here via water, you don't need to walk too long. Next door is also a tiny museum about mummified crocodiles, pay small fee plus picture fee. At the temple of Kom Ombo, you'll find the only signs of medical tools on the walls. Amazing to see that as well as the calendar and hear stories... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

As part of a 3-night cruise down the Nile, we stopped at the temple and museum at Kom Ombo for a couple of hours. Beautiful carvings and structures here. Nice people in the area. Interesting museum adjacent with mummified crocodiles. Having a guide helps in understanding everything. A must-see if you're traveling on the Nile. The kids in your group... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice temple. It has some unique things like a calendar, medical utensils and a Nile meter. Nonetheless I would not recommend it if you are short on time as other temples are in better shape.

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