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Temple of Khnum

4.2/5
19 Reviews
Historical Site
Open Open from 6:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: Esna, Qena

What people are saying:

The Temple of Esna is a very important historical building. This temple has a very glorious history. There are many items in the temple. You can see quite a lot of good works of art here. The history is also very long, dating back to a very early time. [Scenery] The scenery is beautiful

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  • johnn798
    johnn798
    London, United Kingdom
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    Grand but simple

    We were on a Nile cruise and stopped here on part of the journey. After running the gauntlet of street sellers it was fascinating to see the temple and appreciate its history which, was reflected in t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1612078851000+0800)/
  • DiscoverEsna
    DiscoverEsna
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    The Great Historic City

    holy triad of gods: Khnum (depicted as a man with a ram head), Neith, and their son Heka. Its construction began in 180 B.C. and lasted for 430 years. Khnum temple, which is currently located beneat...

    Reviewed on /Date(1592962023000+0800)/
  • KarimB1174
    KarimB1174
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    A unique cultural experience in Esna city

    Esna is one of the oldest cities in Egypt, 300 years BC, Esna was the capital city of the third Nome of Upper Egypt. Esna’s urban fabric still holds Ancient Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, an...

    Reviewed on /Date(1588643043000+0800)/
  • DQShaw
    DQShaw
    York, Maine
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    Temple of Esna

    Well preserved Hypostyle Hall , whose back wall is said to have been the facade of the Ptolemaic temple. Beautiful intricate carvings adorning towering columns and the ancient wall paintings still re...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584838558000+0800)/
  • Davies619
    Davies619
    Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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    Esna temple

    The temple is up a bazaar from the ships landing area a short walk from the dock. It is an interesting temple to visit climbing down steep stairs to get to it . The best views are from the roadside ab...

    Reviewed on /Date(1581583646000+0800)/

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