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Dendera

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'''Dendera''' (also commonly spelled ''Denderah'') is a an archaeological locality in [[Egypt]] just outside the town of '''[[Qena''' ]] (62 km north of [[Luxor]]) and in the region of [[Middle Egypt]]. Dendera is the site of a the remarkably well-preserved Ptolemaic '''Temple of Hathor''' - , the sole practicable reason for visiting the town (hence the title of this article, Dendera rather than Qena...) Most travellers now arrive in Dendera on a day-trip out of [[Luxor]].
==Get in==
Dendera is situated some 4 km south-west of Qena township on the opposite bank of the Nilefrom the main settlement.
Service taxis can be hired in [[Luxor]] for the round trip - expect to pay about £140-160 - and to travel in a police convoy (which can mean some delays....)===By taxi===
Service taxis can be hired in [[Luxor]] for the round trip - expect to pay about LE 140-160 - and to travel in a police convoy (which can mean some delays....) ===By boat=== A number of Luxor hotels, such as the Novotel, organise day excursions to Dendera by coach or Nile cruiser (lunch usually included, journey there and back takes most of one full day, with a short visit only at the actual temple).
==See==
The '''Temple of Hathor'''. Open , ''open daily 07008am-4pm (5pm in summer), entry LE 20'' -1800. Entry £12.
==External links==
[[de:Dendara]]
[[WikiPedia:Dendera]]
 
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