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Address: Edfu - Marsa Alam Road, Edfu, Egypt

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We visited this site by carriage from our cruise. The journey through town was interesting in itself. The temple is well preserved, statues quiet beautiful and internally quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
Carol S
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited this site by carriage from our cruise. The journey through town was interesting in itself. The temple is well preserved, statues quiet beautiful and internally quite colourful . Worth a visit

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Facts: -Better than kom ombo -well preserved, which means you can get the idea how the temple was during its glory - use the horse drawn carriages (50 LE both ways) - ( don't even think of walking to the temple) I guess edfu is a typical Egyptian provincial city, (read between the lines:) Additional information: 60 LE ticket Opening... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

a temple dedicated to horus, in honour of his being a god of whole of egypt.. great place, just loved it.went to visit from our nile cruise ship. so had to take a horse carriage as it was quite far. even the horse ride was fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Easy access made this place all the more enjoyable. The artifacts here are awesome and well worth the visit. So many aces in Egypt and so thankful the nice folks here share them with us.

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Beautiful and well-preserved colorful Temple, tasteful as everything build under Seti I time. Remains of roman fort nearby, including well-preserved well (70 meter deep according to personell on site). Temple is situated a bit off road over a plain, maybe 500 meters easy walking south from road Edfu-Marsa Alam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2010

This is sometimes known as el Ridisya but this is a nearby village Although posted under 'Luxor' which is where we did it from, it is technically nearer Aswan. We drove down the main East Bank road and then turned left for Marsa Allam, driving just over 40km in this direction. They do not allow flash photography in the temple... More 

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