With its perfect conditions, Horus Temple at Edfu is probably the most preserved temple in Egypt. The temple is a fantastic resource for the tourist to have an almost complete idea about how temples were like in Ancient Egypt and how they functioned.
The suitable time to visit the temple, which is always crowded with tourists coming from Luxor, Esna, Kom Ombo or Aswan, is after twelve o'clock, then, you will find yourself transported 2000 years in the past and can feel the vibration of the temple, full of life ceremonies, offerings and processions.
There are ancient testimonies and remains from the Old and The New Kingdom, but the actual temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic period and its construction and decoration lasted about 1700 years.
The temple was dedicated to the god Horus ...Read More