On this wonderful excursion from Luxor to Edfu and Kom Ombo you will marvel at the imposing Horus Temple in Edfu and then admire the only double temple in Egypt in Kom Ombo. This tour is led by a qualified Egyptology who will explain everything you need to know about the religion and mythology of the ancient Egyptians.
For your trip from Luxor to Edfu and Kom Ombo, your Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. You then drive first to Edfu and then on to Kom Ombo.
The Edfu Temple
He was built by the Ptolemies for the falcon god Horus from 237 to 57 BC. Built. Until 1860 AD, the temple was hidden under the sand and Nile mud, only then it was exposed by the Frenchman Mariette. Every year, the wedding of Horus of Edfu with the Hathor of Dendara, as well as the feast of the victory of Horus over Seth, were celebrated here.
After visiting the Edfu Temple, the boat will depart to Kom Ombo and in the afternoon visit:
The Kom Ombo Temple
It is the only double temple in Egypt where the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus were consecrated. The ruins of the temple were for a long time spilled over half by sand. They were first uncovered and restored in 1893. The temple was built during the Greek period from 304 to 31 BC. And hundreds of mummified crocodiles were found around the temple.
After your tour you will be returned to your hotel in Luxor.
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