Philae temple

Philae is an island in the downstream of Lake Nasser and the Aswan Dam. It was initially located near the first Cataract of Nile. It was the site of the Egyptian temple complex, but the surrounding areas of this place have been flooded since the construction of the Aswan Low Dam, that’s why the temple complex was moved to the Agilkia Island so that it remains safe as the other complexes are.

Some Details of Philae Temple

The construction of Philae Temple was finished in around 690 AD. It is considered by numerous individuals to be the remainder of the old temples built in the "work of art" Egyptian style. It is one of the many temples all through Egypt that was worked in respect the goddess Isis, and it fills in as an unusual case of the religion that was worked around her story, and one which incorporates Horus and Osiris.

In its prime, it was viewed by both the Nubians and the Egyptians as a standout amongst the most sacred temple among all. This was basically because they trusted that Osiris had in certainty been covered on the island where the temple stood. No one other than priests were allowed to dwell there, no bird ever flew overhead, and even any sea-going animals never moved toward the shores of the island.

Visit Philae Temple

There are lots of tourists that visit this place in during the day while some of the people like to visit there at night. They prefer night to enjoy the light show and the sound of the temple. Most of the people also visit there at night because they want to experience the magical show happens there at night. The lights of the temple and other buildings reflect because of the surrounding water which creates a view of a fantastic light show. Also, the temperature of this place drops off at night so that people get some warm clothes along with them to the Philae temple.

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High dam
High dam
Unfinished obelisk
Unfinished obelisk