Horus Temple in Edfu receives visitors at night
Starting today 1/1/2007 in Edfu, Upper Egypt, Horus Temple receives for the first time its visitors at night.
This came in the context of the integrated project by the Ministry of Culture to develop the temple according to the modern world systems of lighting.
Minister of Culture, Farouq Hosni said that the project extended 3 years and in a cost of L.E 12 million to adjust the temple surrounding area, electronic security system, setting up a Nile special anchorage to receive the tourist ships.
Dr. Zahi Hawwas, Secretary of the Supreme Council for Antiquities pointed out that such step leads to develop the tourist movement towards the temple.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Beiali, Director of the Upper Egypt's Antiquity Organization described the temple as one of the model temples full of the Egyptian civilization.
The temple comprises a number of draws and landscapes.