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Temple of Horus at Edfu

Edfu, Egypt
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Construction on what is the largest and best preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt began in 237 BC by Ptolemy III Euergetes.
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Edfu, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is dedicated to Horus, the falcon God, you will find 2 at the entrance, it is in great shape , a Ptolemic temple which I believe is Greek. You visit by traveling in a horse carriage, our guide Mr. Abdalla Mohamed from Blue...More

Thank eknox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most impressive and well preserved temples of Egypt with a great story. The temple is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. Those who have watched the film Gods of Egypt, would find the story of Horus battling his uncle Set to avenge...More

Thank Sohom89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located 60 kms to the north of Aswan, the Temple of Horus in Edfu is one of the best preserved ancient monuments in Egypt, & perhaps the whole world. Dedicated to Horus, whom the Greeks identified with their god Apollo, this is a Ptolemaic temple...More

Thank Sagnik B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Edfu temple is one of the better maintained temples in Egypt. It is dedicated to the Falcon God Horus and you can also see the importance of the hippopotamus in ancient Egyptian history on one of the walls. Again, we reached here via our cruise....More

Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This huge temple in Edfu is dedicated to Horus, the Falcon God. Falcons were worshiped because they don’t eat dead flesh, so were considered noble. It’s one of the best preserved temples in Egypt, with antechambers and halls to explore, as well as the inner...More

Thank Jayant K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Travel by horse drawn carriage to temple since cars and tour coaches are not allowed to drive to temple. Fortunately there is a shelter at the temple provided for the horses by a pet hospital. The temple itself is spectacular. There are a number of...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 2 August 2017

One of the best temples I have been to, prestigious and it really shows the magnificence of the ancient Egyptian mythology.

Thank Dina Z
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Temple of Horus at Edfu is the best preserved Egyptian temple in existence. The reason for this is that like the Philae Temple in Aswan, it dates from the final period of Egyptian dynastic rule, the Ptolemeic. Constructed between 237 and 57 B.C. it...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 13 July 2017

we visited Edfu Temple on a trip from Marsa Alam. It is a long day with a very very early start but this is one of the biggest and best temples that I have visited and worth dragging myself out of bed early whilst on...More

Thank Wendieh20
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was fun to take a horse and carriage to the Temple. The temple is gorgeous. Beware of the peddlers outside. They are the most aggressive we saw.

Thank marlaher
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