"Edfu, Horus Temple & again the souk" Top 5 Page for this destination Idfu by Oana_bic

Idfu Travel Guide: 56 reviews and 362 photos

Edfu was our third day destination in our cruise on Nile.
Located about 33 miles south of Isna and 65 miles north of Aswan, this is a friendly town, which once was the capital of the second nome (Horus) of Upper Egypt.
Leaving Louxor in the afternoon & waiting for the dam & navigating slowly all night long, we reached Edfu early in the morning. By that time, my dear friend recovered from her 2 days diarrheic fever which was her body way of responding to the warm Egyptian welcome:)
Here are the three graces: Daria, Ouided & myself on Edfu temple background.

Edfu harbour

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  • Pros:Horus temple
  • Cons:Tricky people in the souk...
  • Last visit to Idfu: Feb 2004
  • Intro Updated Apr 23, 2004
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  • Diana75's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2006 at 12:23 AM

    Nice to remember beautiful places and wonderful times... You are absolutely right about working in a bank; sometimes it’s even worst :)… Salutari din Bucuresti. Diana

  • Myndo's Profile Photo
    Dec 14, 2004 at 2:40 AM

    Very good tips and pics about that temple! Thanks for sharing!

  • kenmerk's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2004 at 1:09 AM

    Hope ur friend has fully recovered, Oana... Yeah, I enjoyed Idfu, too... (both the market and temple...) even the touts: " My friend, my friend only one dollar !!!".

  • jto's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2004 at 2:54 AM

    Oh another lovely page. Thanks for sharing such beauty.

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