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Temple of Horus at Edfu

Edfu, Egypt
097 711716
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

We visited the Temple at Edfu by taxi, on our way from Luxor to Aswan. Tickets cost LE60. During our visit we were approached once by somebody offering his services as a guide, and by one of the guardians wanting to show us "Horus" -...More

Thank Divadarling
Reviewed 17 October 2015

The Temple of Horus at Edfu was so impressive in many ways. It was built over 2000 years ago and is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. If you are touring Egypt and seeing the antiquities, I would strongly suggest adding this temple...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This is one of the best preserved locations I saw on my tour. My guide was able to explain and create an understanding of the ancient Egyptions

Thank beauchampagne
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This temple is dedicated to the Ancient Egyptian god Horus. It is located in town of Edfu which is on the Nile halfway between Luxor and Aswan. You must take a horse carriage or small taxi up the hill from the Nile shore. The actual...More

Thank Haitham A
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

AMAZING - a must to visit. Entry price 60 Egyptian Pounds ($12AUD at time of this review) you will see the actual Shrine of Horus. The only original shrine in a temple in all of Egypt. The courtyard before the entrance into the temple is...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This temple is really well preserved and the carvings are great. I went to Egypt in the off season and was really surprised by how many people were here compared to everywhere else in Egypt. I guess that just shows how popular and impressive the...More

Thank Travelgal05_12
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Many attractions in Egypt have deteriorated over the centuries. However, this temple is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. It was built in the Pyolemaic period between 237 and 57 B.C. Wall inscriptions provide important historic information. It was later used as a...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We visited here as part of a Nile cruise. As the temple was almost completely covered by sand for some many years, it's remarkably well preserved. You can also see the smoke marks on the roof where the Christians burnt fires within the complex. The...More

Thank TheLush101
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This beautifully preserved Ptolemaic dynasty temple is especially worth visiting now as there are so few tourists in this part of Egypt. During much of my two hour visit, I had the entire place to myself, aside from the sometimes bothersome temple guardians. Relax and...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I loved this temple - maybe my favorite. Loved the completeness of all the pictures. It was an easy stop on the road from Aswan to Luxor.

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Loly1979
hello, can any one advise me if there's another method of getting from the boat to the temple at Edfu? I really don't want to use animal transport. The tour we're planning is actually a coach from Luxor but the tour company is saying it'll park by the boats and we'll go by horse and cart. Please can anyone advise me is there a drop off point that the coach (mini bus) can use by the temple and the caoch fetch us later? Regards
6 July 2015|
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