Temple of Philae River Nile Cruises

Discover the Temple of Philae with Amarante Nile Cruises

Amarante Nile Cruises, luxury Luxor to Aswan Nile River cruises dock at Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan on the River Nile, allowing you time to visit the many ancient Egyptian monuments along the River Nile including the Temple of Philae.

(Our luxury Amarante Nile Cruises dock at Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan on the River Nile allowing you time to visit the many ancient Egyptian monuments including the along the River Nile including the the Temple of Philae.)

The Temple of Philae is an island in the Nile River and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. The complex was dismantled and relocated in 1960 by UNSECO, to the nearby island of Agilika (about 550 meteres away), when the building of the Aswan Dam threatened to flood the site.

The Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis is in a beautiful setting which has been landscaped to match the original site.

Other ancient remains besdies the Temple of Philae include The Vestibule of Nectanebos I, the Temple of the Emperor Hadrian, the Temple of Hathor, the Temple of Imhotep, Trajan's Kiosk (Pharaohs Bed), the Chapel of Mandulis and the Gate of Ptolemy II. These monuments of various eras, extending from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, occupy nearly the whole island.

Visit the Temple of Philae on your Nile cruise holiday with Amarante Nile Cruises

Docking at the Nile River destinations of Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan, a luxury Amarante Nile Cruise allows you to explore the Temple of Philae and other monuments on the island from the comfort of our luxury River Nile cruise ships, Isis and Osiris.

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Amarante Nile Cruises

Cruise the River Nile between Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt with Amarante Nile Cruises. Enter our world of comfort and supreme luxury on board our legendary twin River Nile cruise ships, Isis and Osiris.

Amarante's Luxury River Nile Cruises Available until January 2013

Sail the River Nile between the historical ports of Luxor and Aswan, stopping along the way to sightsee at the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Karnak... and some of Egypt's most famous monuments. These three and four night cruises are available from now until the end of January 2013.