Temple of Edfu

Temple of Edfu

  • Adfo, Edfo, Aswan Governorate 1291237, Egypt

The Temple of Edfu, located on the west bank of the Nile River in Egypt, is an awe-inspiring ancient structure dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus. Built between 237 and 57 BCE during the Ptolemaic period, the temple is one of the most well-preserved in Egypt. With its intricate carvings, towering pylons, and majestic hypostyle hall, the Temple of Edfu stands as a testament to the architectural prowess and religious devotion of its builders. Today, visitors from around the world flock to this archaeological gem to immerse themselves in its rich history and explore the fascinating mythology of ancient Egypt.