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Temple of Hatshepsut
Temple of Hatshepsut

Temple of Hatshepsut

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Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
Ranked #5 in Luxor things to do
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Kings Valley Rd, Qesm Al Wahat Al Khargah, New Valley Governorate, Egypt
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This incredible mortuary temple was designed by the architect Senemut for Hatshepsut, a powerful 18th Dynasty queen, who ruled Egypt as Pharaoh. The way this terraced temple ... Read more
harmonizes with its natural surroundings (massive limestone cliffs) is stunning, and inspired the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, among many other modern architects. The gods Horace and Hathor are represented throughout, as is the divine birth of Hatshepsut (her mother is shown seated with Amun-Ra). The walk up the long, stone ramp to the top colonnade is one you’ll never forget.

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Pennsylvania, USA

This incredible mortuary temple was designed by the architect Senemut for Hatshepsut, a powerful 18th Dynasty queen, who ruled Egypt as Pharaoh. The way this terraced temple harmonizes with its natural surroundings (massive limestone cliffs) is stunning, and inspired the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, among many other modern architects. The gods Horace and Hathor are represented throughout, as is the divine birth of Hatshepsut (her mother is shown seated with Amun-Ra). The walk up the long, stone ramp to the top colonnade is one you’ll never forget.

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Quincy, Florida, USA

Travel by ferry boat to the west banks of the Nile, at Luxor, into the valley of the dead. Here you’ll find both the Valley of the Kings and the less-visited Valley of the Queens. Flanked by statues of Horus, the falcon god, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut , is cut into the cliffs of Deir al Bahari. Considered to have been the most prosperous indigenous female Egyptian ruler, Hatshepsut ruled as Pharaoh for nearly 20 years and oversaw the building of this magnificent funerary mausoleum.

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Brooklyn, État de New York, États Unis
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One of my favorite sights near Luxor -- partially because it can be reached by a nice hike out of the Valley of the Kings. The architecture here is distinctive / a bit refreshing after visiting the tombs. Unfortunately, doesn't make it onto many day-trip itineraries.

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