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  Philae temple, Kiosk of Trajan
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The temple of Philae, with old parts from the 4th century BC, was dedicated to Isis, Osiris and Horus. Besides the temple with Pylons, and courts is the unfinished Kiosk of Trajan.
It's a very beautifull building with nice- shaped capitals on the pillars.

Opening hours: 8am till 4pm in winter 9in summer 2 hours longer)
Entrance fee: 20 Egyptian pound.

Directions: On the Agilika Island south of the old Aswan Dam

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2003
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