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Temple of Amun Ra in Siwa Oasis | Um Ubaida Temple

Among the numerous sanctuaries that are endless in Egypt, is the Temple of "Amun" or the Temple of Predictions in the Siwa Oasis or Um Ubaida Temple, It is one of the most celebrated landmarks of the god Amun, which was worked during the 26th line in the sixth century BC. C. on the Aghurmi level.


Siwa is the westernmost Oases in the Egyptian desert, only 30 kilometers far from the Libyan borders in the heart of the great sand sea. Temple of Amon or also known as the Temple of Umm Ubayd constructed during the 30th dynasty, only a wall decorated with bas-reliefs and a gigantic pile of ruins remain. The temple was built by Nectanebo II. The Temple of Amun is one of the oldest temples in the world, it is located 4 kilometers east of the current city of Siwa during the reign of the Thirtieth Dynasty by "Nectanebo II" Unfortunately, one of the high officials in 1897 blew the temple up to use its stones to build a staircase for the police station and a house. All that remains are ruins of broken stones and inscriptions in the Greek language, mostly written by travelers in ancient times. If you're planning to visit Egypt, then you should consider reviewing our detailed Egypt travel guide, as it is a unique experience during Egypt Tours that is not comparable with any other things to do in Egypt. You can enjoy one of the Classic tours in Egypt, which all travelers would like to cruise the Nile River during Christmas tours in Egypt or while the best weather during Easter tours in Egypt. Covering most of Cairo day trips, Luxor day tours in addition to Aswan excursions, that is why our travel information section is meant to useful before proceeding with Egypt's best tours for those who seek culture, history of Egypt, and luxurious accommodation while sailing the Nile Valley. Let's explore with Cairo Top Tours Siwa Oasis one of Egypt's most isolated settlements which are located between the Qattara Depression and the Great Sand Sea in the Western Desert, 50 km east of the Libyan border, and 560 km from Cairo. About 80 km in length and 20 km wide. With about 33,000 people, mostly Berbers, who developed a unique and isolated desert culture and a distinct dialect and language different from all other dialects called Siwi, they are also fluent in the Egyptian dialect. You can see the Temple of Amun in Siwa during many of the Egypt desert safari trips and Egypt Travel Packages: Cairo, Oases and Nile Cruise Tour Package Siwa, Bahariya and White Desert Tour Package Private Tour to Siwa Oasis Desert Safari from Cairo 5 Days 4 Nights Siwa Oasis Tour from Cairo and from our Egypt Day Tours and Cairo Day Tours through: Siwa Oasis adventure from Cairo 4 days 3 nights

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