"Cruise from Luxor to Aswan via Edfu" Top 5 Page for this destination Idfu by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Idfu Travel Guide: 56 reviews and 365 photos

Edfu was the capital of the second nome of Upper Egypt, an important regional center from the Old Kingdom, partly due to the large area of fertile land belonging to the town, partly to the fact that Edfu was situated near the frontier between Egypt and Nubia.

The Temple of Horus in Edfu is a fine and well-preserved example of the period. It is considered that it was built in three stages, with protracted intervals between: first the temple proper by Ptolemy III, then the outer hypostyle hall (140-124 B.C.), and finally the perimeter wall and pylons. It is plainly a processional cult temple.

You may see Egyptian fiacres in Edfu on my Edfu Fiacre 2,20 minute VIDEO CLIP from my YouTube channel .

After opening the VIDEO please press the right bottom button on the screen for expansion of the image in the whole screen.

You may see the Egyptian bazaar on my Edfu Bazaar 1,17 minute VIDEO CLIP with Shag Rugge music.

  • Last visit to Idfu: Apr 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 22, 2009 at 11:12 AM

    That was an exciting trip I believe...

  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2009 at 2:48 AM

    Really good tips here, Sergey- with excellent photographs. The cruise-liner looks like an excellent way to see surrounding sights.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2009 at 12:17 PM

    I love the I LOVE EGYPT hats...still going through your Egypt tips, Norman :)

  • Feb 25, 2008 at 9:50 PM

    excellent commentary and photos here sergey! i would love to explore egypt one day for myself! regards from perth.

  • Feb 21, 2008 at 5:11 AM

    Nice tips too here and pictures!

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2007 at 10:29 PM

    You really did enjoy your Egypt trip :-)) I like your videos :-))) morning smiles to Moscow :-))

  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2007 at 9:43 AM

    Beautiful temple!

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2007 at 7:34 AM

    Cruising around here and all exclusive sounds like a good idea - the Temple looks like it holds lots of history = enjoyed my virtual visit

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2007 at 12:26 PM

    I wonder when is the best time to avoid the crowds of boats, tourists, etc?

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2007 at 11:03 PM

    I have never been to Edfu but would like to visit on day. The temple of Horus looks great and interesting. Nice tips !


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