"West Thebes-West bank of the Nile in Luxor" Thebes by Kuznetsov_Sergey
Thebes Travel Guide: 28 reviews and 106 photos
Hatshepsut's Terrasse Temple is one of the most unique monuments in Egypt and an architectural achievement completely unprecedented worldwide.
Not only because it was built during the period of a female Pharaoh (there was more female Pharaohs), but the temple itself.
The architecture of the Hatshepsut Temple has been considerably altered as a result of misguided reconstruction in the early twentieth century AD.
The design of the temple of Hatshepsut, called Djeser Djeseru or "the most magnificent of the magnificent" by the ancient Egyptians, is unique and avant-garde in Egyptian architecture. The temple, which faces eastwards, has a series of vast terraces continuing ochre-coloured mountain.
You may watch my VIDEO-Clips on my personal YouTube channel:
1 min 35 sec Egypt Luxor Colossi of Memnon 2007
1 min 45 sec Egypt Road to the Hatshepsut Temple 2007
2 min 21 sec Egypt Luxor Bazaar and Road to the Temple 2007
2 min 43 sec Egypt Luxor Hatshepsut Temple Part I 2007
3 min 00 sec Egypt Luxor Hatshepsut Temple Part II 2007
2 min 01 sec Egypt Luxor Shopping 2007
My other Egyptian pages out of the April,2007 Trip:
3) Bur Safajah,
5) Al Karnak,
6) Necropolis of Thebes,
9) Esna (Isna),
10) Edfu (Idfu),
11) Temple of Horus in Edfu,
12) Kom Ombo,
13) Abu Simbel,
16) Pyramids of Giza,
About ten years passed since the awful Luxor Massacre. It took place on 17 November 1997 at Deir el-Bahri – the West... more travel advice
It was natural to see mosques in each city and big settlements because the Islam is the state religion of Egypt and it... more travel advice
Written Jul 3, 2007
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Written Jul 3, 2007
West Thebes - Hatshepsut Temple
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