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Temple of Horus at Edfu: Tours & Tickets

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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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A great stop along the Luxor-Aswan road. Worthy of a 30-45 minute visit to see the temple. The foreigner ticket prices are higher now at 180 EGP (Nov, 2019). This temple was THE most crowded of all our visits in Egypt due to the unfortunate...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank LukeDFW
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best preserved temples in Egypt. built around 237 and 57 BC. Two hundred years ago, it was buried under sand, rubble, and part of the city. Rediscovered in the mid 1800's.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the temple very early morning with horse Kart. There is a very big queue and it needs lot of time to enter. The temple is crowded also. Greek and Roman soldiers cooked food inside making the ceiling blackened by shoot. The sculptures...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great temple with plenty to see. Heaps of carvings into stone. Only problem there was that there were big crowds in the high hundreds. A must do in Egypt.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 632ChrisB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this temple as a solo tourist on my way from Luxor to Aswan. The excursion was organised by Aladin Tours in Luxor. My guide, Mohamed Soliman was very informed about this site, drawing my attention to the depiction of the conflict between Horus and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Greg s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Temple for Horus showing scenes of conflict between Horus and Seth . Has been preserved well and like the other temples an imposing structure .

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our Nile tour our guide showed us this temple.... a good example of an old temple, amazing to see how well some temples survived the test of time, a must see when you have a guide with you.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places i ve ever visited, our great civilization , story of Isis & Osiris ❤️❤️

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sAnHoRy92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well reconstructed and preserved. Easy to walk around and lots of carvings to see. This was supposed to be site of a battle between Horus and Seth. Best with a guide or guide book to relate the background stories as well. The buildings are impressive...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a Movenpick cruise down the Nile and stopped at this temple. It is mind blowingly amazing, you must visit. If you are curious about the process of getting there, what it looks like, how long you need, what it costs etc, go to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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we just went there this morning from our cruise. we were not part of any tour group. as we got off the ship, a swamp of cart drivers came and offered us a round trip for 300 pounds. we refused, but they kept asking as we... More
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