Esna is about 55 km, approximately, south of Luxor and lies on the west bank of the Nile. It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks. The "city of the fish" where the Nile perch was worshipped. Today it is very famous for its river barrage and as a result, it is a stop over for most of the cruise boats. The Temple of Esna, which was buried beneath its own debris for many centuries, is located in the centre of the town, close to the River Nile , through the local market. The Temple is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Tuthmosis III laid the found Esna is about 55 km, approximately, south of Luxor and lies on the west bank of the Nile. It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks. The "city of the fish" where the Nile perch was worshipped. Today it is very famous for its river barrage and as a result, it is a stop over for most of the cruise boats. The Temple of Esna, which was buried beneath its own debris for many centuries, is located in the centre of the town, close to the River Nile , through the local market. The Temple is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Tuthmosis III laid the foundEsna is about 55 km, approximately, south of Luxor and lies on the west bank of the Nile. It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks. The "city of the fish" where the Nile perch was worshipped. Today it is very famous for its river barrage and as a result, it is a stop over for most of the cruise boats. The Temple of Esna, which was buried beneath its own debris for many centuries, is located in the centre of the town, close to the River Nile , through the local market. The Temple is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Tuthmosis III laid the foundations of the Temple in the 18th Dynasty, but Ptolemaic and Roman Emperors, from 40-250 A.D, completed it, and their names are recorded all over the Temple walls. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel. Duration: Five hours approx. Start/opening time: At 6am. Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Dutch and Spanish. LocationStarting point: Hotel pickupGuiding optionsGuiding type: Guide
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