The 6 best activities in the Hatshepsut Luxor Temple

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The famous Temple of Hatshepsut Luxor or as it is called the Monastery of the Deir el-Bahari Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is a funerary temple built on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor over the 15 years of the rule of Queen Hatshepsut in a style completely different from other eastern temples.
The temple is constructed of colored limestone, and at the end of Ptolemaic rule, and with the beginning of the spread of Christianity in Egypt, it turned into a Coptic monastery before returning to its origin again, and despite what went through the Temple of Hatshepsut throughout these centuries, it still has its own beauty and charm that made it one of the most important landmarks of tourism in Egypt .

Activities to do in Hatshepsut Luxor Temple

Remote view of the temple, made up of 3 galleries, spread over 3 floors, on a mountain background.

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• Visiting the second gallery, showing the events of the birth of Hatshepsut, her commercial trips, and the remains of her writing, with 26 statues of the Queen in the form of Osiris.

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Visit the sacred room of the god Amon and the foyer hall, as the procession of the Queen moved from the valley temple to this temple.

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• Take a tour of the niches of the gods Amun, Hatur, Anubis, Queen Hatshepsut, and her father Tuthmosis the First, and the reliefs and decorations it adorns.

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• Visiting the sanctuary of the sun in the third porch, where the wall depictions displaying God’s journey to the sun are engraved.

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Take a short tour of the temples of Thutmose III and Montuhotep II close to the Deir el-Bahari temple.

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Entry prices

20 pounds for the Egyptians.
80 pounds for foreign tourists.

work hours

All days of the week from 08:00 AM until 05:00 PM.

The best hotels near Luxor Temple Hatshepsut

Nour El Qurna Hotel is one of the best 3-star Luxor hotels, one mile away from the Hatshepsut Luxor Temple.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The hotel has rated excellent safety factors, amenities, staff, free WiFi, cleanliness.
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The Pharaohs Hotel is one of the best hotels in Egypt, located in Habu, 1.8 km away from Deir el-Bahari Temple.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The hotel is rated very well for providing facilities, convenient and free services such as Wi-Fi, cleanliness and safety, outstanding staff.
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The site of the Hatshepsut Temple of Luxor

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