The Temple of Horus at Edfu (Idfu), buggy rides and FUN
and BEAUTIFUL sunrise
carriage to the temple where vendors are ready to sell you all manner of
preserved major temple in Egypt. The temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus
and was built over a 180-year period from 237 BC to 57 BC.
Pictures inside the Temple
after Karnak. It was believed that the temple was built on the site of the great
battle between Horus and Seth. Hence, the current temple was but the last in a
long series of temples build on this location. It is said that the original structure
housing a statue of Horus was a grass hut built in prehistoric times. At any rate,
there is an earlier and smaller pylon of Ramesses II which sits in a 90 degree angle
to the current building.