Government Building sights in Egypt
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Although built at the very end of the Pharaonic period, the Temple of Hathor at her cult site of Dendara is one of the iconic Egyptian buildings, mostly because it remains virtually intact, with a great stone roof and columns, dark chambers, underground crypts and twisting stairways all carved with hieroglyphs.
A few blocks south along the waterfront is the picturesque Police Station, originally an Ottoman diwan (council chamber) and later the town hall. Photos aren't permitted, and it's not open to the public.
Erected in the 1930s and adorned with an engraved piece of the propaganda of Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini: 'Rome - once again at the heart of an empire'.