Spend a wonderful day and enjoy a full time with Abydos temple which is far from Luxor 160 km to the north where you are going to discover the temple of Seti I.
The temple of Seti I was built on entirely new ground half a mile to the south of the long series of temples just described. This surviving building is best known as the Great Temple of Abydos, being nearly complete and an impressive sight. A principal purpose of the temple was to serve as a memorial to king Seti I, as well as to show reverence for the early pharaohs, which is incorporated within as part of the “Rite of the Ancestors”.
Around 6:00 AM, Aladin Tours Egyptology guide will meet you at your chosen place in Luxor to start your day trip. You will be first driven to Abydos to explore the memorial temple of Seti I. Here you can admire an impressive number of cartouches : these are a list of the pharaohs of the main dynasties. You can notice the reliefs of the building which are exceptionally well-preserved.
Get now to Qena, a city that hosts Dendera temple. Dedicated to Hathor, the Goddess of love, beauty and music, this temple is famous for its zodiac : a sculpted representation of Taurus and Libra. The original zodiac is considered to have been stolen by French soldiers during the Napoleonic campaign and is now displayed in the Louvre Museum. Thus, you can only admire a replica.
During your excursion your egyptologist guide will provide you all the information you need to understand the history of this great temples and of the Ancient Egypt. You will of course have plenty of time to make memorable pictures in theses unique sites.
You will be driven back to Luxor and dropped off at your chosen place.
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