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Located in the west bank of the River Nile , The Temple of Horus at Edfu is one of the best preserved cult temples in Egypt. The temple is dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus. . The construction began in 237 BC during the reign of Ptolemy III and finished in 57 BC. This is not only the best preserved ancient temple in Egypt, but the second largest after Karnak. It was believed that the temple was built on the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth.