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Temple Of Debod Overview

One of the most interesting places to visit in Madrid, the Temple Of Debod is an Egyptian temple that dates back to the 2nd century. The temple was originally built by the orders of  Meroë King Adijalamani and took many centuries to complete. The small chapel was expanded over time and was dedicated to the god Amun and the goddess Isis.

The Temple Of Debod, is Egyptian temple which is dedicated to the god Amun and the only one which is in the Spain. The temple was sealed off in the 6th century after Nubia’s conversion to Christianity. However, in the 20th century, the Egyptian government gave the temple to the city of Madrid as a gift as they helped the Egyptians with the construction of the dam. The city then worked on the reconstruction of the temple and kept the building’s original orientation. The temple also has many videos and audio-visual tapes which help the visitors understand the significance of the temple. Go on a guided tour to learn more about the history of the temple. As the name suggests, the temple has a very terrible history as the location had hundreds of prisoners taken from the Dos de Mayo uprising, and were excited at the location.

Highlights

• Admire the beautiful Egyptian temple that was first constructed in the 2nd century.
• Visit the various rooms in the temple and an Adijalamani Chapel which is known to be the oldest part of the temple.
• Observe the walls of the temples are decorated with many scenes from history which show the Egyptian kings making offerings to the Gods.
• Enjoy looking at the best panoramic views of western Madrid you can witness from the temple.
• Stroll in the garden with lush green trees and pools which is an excellent spot for picnics and watching the sunset.

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Closed!
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10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
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10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
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10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
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10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
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10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
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10:00 AM to 07:00 PM

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