Temple of Dendera - Egypt

Temple of Dendera in Egypt

Travel to Dendera, located in present-day Egypt, is a must-see destination for history and archaeology enthusiasts. You can travel to Dendera, a site that showcases one of the best-preserved and most impressive temples of the ancient world, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. The official name of this site in Egypt is the Dendera Temple Complex.

When you visit Dendera, you can explore the stunning Temple of Hathor, which features beautiful inscriptions, intricate carvings, and astronomical representations. Our tours in Egypt departing from Luxor allow you to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the awe-inspiring Temple of Dendera.

Dendera Egypt

“Dendera was an important religious center in ancient Egyptian civilization, known for the Temple of Hathor, dedicated to the goddess of love, beauty, and music (circa 1st century BCE).”

Curiosities about Dendera:

  1. The Temple of Dendera is located in present-day Egypt.
  2. Dendera served as an important religious center in ancient Egypt.
  3. The Temple of Hathor is the main attraction at Dendera.
  4. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic and Roman periods.
  5. Today, the Temple of Dendera is a popular tourist destination.
  6. You can obtain an Egyptian visa on arrival and travel to Dendera.

Visit Dendera Temple Complex

The Temple of Hathor at Dendera is an architectural marvel featuring beautiful inscriptions, intricate carvings, and astronomical representations that highlight the importance of the goddess Hathor in ancient Egyptian religion.

Map of Dendera

Discover the Temple of Dendera

  • Temple of Hathor: The main temple in the complex, dedicated to the goddess Hathor, features stunning columns, carvings, and astronomical representations.
  • Birth House (Mammisi): A small temple depicting the birth of Ihy, the son of Hathor and Horus.
  • Roman Mammisi: A later addition to the complex featuring Roman architectural elements.
  • Sacred Lake: A large lake used for ceremonial purposes within the temple complex.
  • Sanatorium: A building where pilgrims could receive healing treatments and offerings to Hathor.

Travel to Dendera

List of tours in Egypt that travel to the Temple of Dendera.

Photos of the Temple of Dendera

Images of the Dendera Temple Complex and the Temple of Hathor in Egypt.