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Opens Daily

09:00 to 05:00

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TERRAIN

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The Temple of Edfu is an Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt. The city was known in the Hellenistic period and Latin Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus, who was identified as Apollo under the interpretation graeca. It is one of the best-preserved shrines in Egypt. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth, and religion during the Hellenistic period in Egypt. In particular, the Temple is inscribed building texts provide details (both) of its construction and also preserve information about the mythical interpretation of this and all other temples as the Island of Creation. There are also " important scenes and inscriptions of the Sacred Drama which related to the age-old conflict between Horus and Seth. They are translated by the German Edfu-Project.

Schedule

Saturday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Review

- 10 March -
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John Doe

Went there a few years ago loved it and I'm glad I have done this tour the tour guide we had was brilliant



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