Once a pivotal religious center and reportedly a gateway to the underworld, Temple Abydos is home to one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples notable for its colorful reliefs and mysterious hieroglyphs. As the cult center of the god of the underworld, the center was a popular pilgrimage destination in Pharaonic times. In more recent history, this large archeological site attracted devotees of Dorothy Eady, a New Age practitioner who claimed to be a reincarnation of a temple priestess. The site features a royal necropolis, memorial temples, and several "forts,"--unusual tomb structures. By using our Sohag trip builder site, you can arrange your visit to Temple Abydos and other attractions in Sohag.
Tours to Temple Abydos
Dendera and Abydos Private Day Tour from Luxor BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $95
Duration: 8 hours
Dendera and Abydous from Hurghadad Visit the most beautiful temple in Abydous and the Greco-Roman temple in Dendera BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $223
Duration: 14 to 16 hours
11-Night Private Mysteries of Egypt Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,250
Duration: 12 days
Temple Abydos reviews
Visited this during the day and viewed it from outside floodlit at night as we stayed in the nearby House of Life Hotel. Some of the wall carvings have been recently cleaned and are full colour... more »
Definitely see the Temple of Seti II, but if you take the time to poke around you'll see there's lots going on in Abydos, including active digs and a mind-blowing archive digitalzation and... more »
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