Temple of Amun Ra in Siwa Oasis | Um Ubaida Temple



Among the many temples that are innumerable 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 famous monuments of the god Amun, which was built during the 26th dynasty in the 6th century BC. C. on the Aghurmi plateau.


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. 

The 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 remains. 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.

Egypt welcomes you with its mighty Nile along the Nile valley as you will be exploring the Luxor east and west bank tour. and marvelous monuments with Cairo Top Tours which is ready to offer our guests, the best trips in Egypt and Egypt itineraries to discover most of the important things to do in Cairo, Most visitors will make a beeline straight to the most famous sightseeing the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Adventurers, backpackers, and travel bloggers could join one of our Egypt budget tours traversing the Sahara Desert, like Siwa tours from Cairo for instance or preferably the White Desert tours Egypt

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 than 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:
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Private Tour to Siwa Oasis Desert Safari from Cairo 5 Days 4 Nights
Siwa Oasis Tour from Cairo

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Siwa Oasis adventure from Cairo 4 days 3 nights