Saturday, April 14, 2012

Egypt Nile Cruise 2012 - Visiting the Edfu and the Dendera Temples

Egypt is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Egypt offers something for everyone whether it is history or culture.

You can visit the pyramids, tombs, bazars and temples.

Egypt undoubtedly has a lot to offer with its the picturesque countryside on the bank of river Nile to desert ruins and if you're hopeful to take in as much of this amazing country as possible before you fly back home, a River Nile Cruise is the perfect way to do it.

These Luxury Nile Cruises Offers 2012 along the world-famous river gives you an experience of a lifetime. The Nile Cruises are available from a short period of times as a single day to seven night journeys.

One week or 10 day cruise gives the visitor the opportunity to enjoy Egypt, experience the fascinating Egyptian culture and view magnificent city scapes when the cruise ship stopovers at villages, numerous ports and towns to visit.

The Cruise visits breathtaking beautiful Egyptian sites such as the Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the temple of Kalabsha, Sound and Light Show of temple of Philae in Aswan, Valley of the kinds, the various Souks of Cairo, tombs and gorgeous ancient temples. One of the treasured parts of a Nile Cruise is the visit to the Edfu and the Dendera temples. Edfu is an ancient Egyptian city and is famous for the Edfu temple of Horus.

It is the largest temple that was dedicated to Hathor of Dendera and Horus. The temple is located on the western bank of river Nile, between Esna and Aswan.

The temple was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57BCE during the reign of Cleopatra VII.

The temple of Edfu is seen as one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples of Egypt. The size of the Edfu temple reflects the relative prosperity of the time.

Because of its awe, beauty is has proven to be a popular stopping point during a Nile cruise.

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