"Edfu, Horus Temple & again the souk" Top 5 Page for this destination Idfu by Oana_bic
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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.
- Pros:Horus temple
- Cons:Tricky people in the souk...
The facade of the first hypostyle hall has images honoring Horus and Hathor, and there is an immaculate ten foot tall... more travel advice
The sun and the moon are said to be his eyes. Horus avenged the death of his father against Seth. Horus lost his left... more travel advice
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