"Kom Ombu / Kawm Umbu - Either way, it was fun!" Top 5 Page for this destination Kawm Umbu by saraheg77

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Kom Ombu - Small, but fun to explore!

Here I am as we're entering the Kom Ombu temple! I enjoyed it, even though our guide kinda discouraged us from going, saying it wasn't all that impressive and if we wanted to miss a temple, this was the one to miss. But I found it to be very interesting and we didn't have much on our itinerary the rest of this day, so I was glad I went!

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Here's a shot I took walking up to the temple, before my guide had even given me my ticket :)

Here's a shot of the inside of the Temple

Inside Kom Ombu... There were pictures on every piece of stone... make sure to look as you walk through... It is just fascinating that they took the time to carve on everything!!

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  • Cons:Have I mentioned it's hot?
  • In a nutshell:Even the Evil Gods had Nice Temples!
  • Last visit to Kawm Umbu: May 2004
  • Intro Updated Jun 7, 2004
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  • Oct 11, 2006 at 11:45 PM

    Hi Sara, Very good photos, had a change to visit egypt of course through your pages in VT. Cheers TR

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    Jun 19, 2005 at 2:42 AM

    Interesting crocodile god there!

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    Aug 20, 2004 at 5:15 PM

    well written.. you take your time to write them, I am sure!

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2004 at 6:36 AM

    I think your guide was being lazy!! Great photos & Info.

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    Jun 22, 2004 at 6:39 PM

    Stuning photos. I like your photos taken at Kawm Umbu.

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    Jun 22, 2004 at 4:34 AM

    I can't believe your guide discouraged you from visiting. We really enjoyed it as well, even saw a snake charmer as we walked up to the site. Great tips and pics!


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