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Abydos was the eighth nome of Upper Egypt it’s one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, was for along time the capital city of Egypt.it has 2 beautiful temples worth visiting .
Today we will head to visit the two magnificent temples of Dendra & Abydos, so your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel / Nile cruise and head to Abydos which was the head of the God Osiris the God of the Underworld, afterlife and resurrection where we will visit the memorial temple of king Seti I at Abydos, It is located in Abydos city about 425 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 140 km from Luxor, it was built by Seti I and his son Ramses II, Abydos Temple is one of the most impressive religious structures in Egypt. The fine art reliefs incorporate the Abydos Kings list (it has the cartouches that contain the names of the kings of Egypt from the first dynasty to the 19th dynasty), the paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt, continue to Dendera Temple which is dedicated to Goddess Hathor- cow-headed woman and known as the Goddess of Love. This temple dates back to 125 B.C and it is unique because the roof is still intact and visitors can admire the beautiful ceiling which depicts the hours of the day and night as well as the journey of the sun, moon and the stars across the sky. One of its ceilings is decorated with a plaster cast of the signs of the zodiac. Not only that but this temple has the only relief which represented Queen Cleopatra and her son Caesarian, after the visit you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor