During this exciting tour, you will have the opportunity to explore two magnificent temples located along the Nile River. The first of these is the Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to two gods: Horus, the falcon-headed god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. As you tour the temple, you will marvel at the well-preserved inscriptions and learn about the ancient Egyptian beliefs and rituals associated with these gods. It is one of the most important attractions in Aswan and is truly an enjoyable experience.
Next, you will visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. This temple is one of the best preserved ancient Egyptian temples and is truly a sight to behold. As you walk through the grand entrance, you'll be impressed by the towering columns, intricate carvings, and detailed hieroglyphics adorning the walls. It is a true testament to the architectural and artistic prowess of the ancient Egyptians and know more about Egyptian history.
Throughout the tour, you will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will provide you with fascinating insights into the history, legends and importance of these temples. They will bring the stories of the pharaohs and gods to life, making your visit unforgettable.
Happy Egypt takes care of transportation, guide services and entrance fees, so you can relax and fully immerse yourself in the wonders of Kom Ombo and Edfu. Their attention to detail and exceptional service ensures you have a smooth and enjoyable experience. It is an exciting experience that you must have during your day trip to Aswan.
So, get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through ancient Egyptian history as you explore the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu with Happy Egypt. It is a one-day tour that will leave you in awe of the amazing achievements of the past. Egypt Day Tours gives you the opportunity to travel to Aswan and discover its exciting tour.
Your guide in Happy Egypt will meet you at the reception of your hotel to commence your tour to:
Kom Ombo Temple:
Kom Ombo (the hill of gold) is famous for its temple and sugar factory.
The temple was built during the time of the Greeks and Romans in Egypt. It was dedicated to Horus and Sobek, that’s why the temple looks like two temples united in one, with two sanctuaries. know more during your Egypt day tours.
Our tour guide will tell you a lot about Aswan attraction that it was very famous as a sanatorium so there are seven medical clinics in the back of the temple. The 1st part of the temple is cut off by Muhammad Ali to build the sugar factory.
Among the beautiful scenes in the temple is the most exciting scene of the surgical tools.
A nilometer to measure the level of the flood is to the left of the temple.
A crocodile museum was recently built in the vicinity of the temple with some crocodile mummies.
The city of Edfu is midway between Luxor and Aswan. It is about 110 K.M from each city. It is famous for the Greek temple of the God Horus.
Edfu was known as (Behdit) “where the god was exalted” in Ancient Egypt. Its temple is one of the most intact temples in Egypt. It was begun in 237 BC and finished after 180 years. It was dedicated to the God Horus (Apollo) and his festival “the Beautiful Union”.
You will approach the temple by the Mamisi or (the birth house).
In Aswan day tours there are some amazing scenes as the scenes of the first pylon and the inner rooms such as the festival scene, the foundation scene, and the famous scene of the battle of Horus and Seth.
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