Located on the Western bank of the Nile, Esna was formerly part of the modern Qena Governorate. While Esna is popularly known for it’s Temple of Khnum, the farming town also has a number of other charming properties. Esna is home to many Pharaonic treasures - Temple of Esna, dedicated to the worship of the gods Khnum, Menhit, Nebtu, Heka, and Neith. Along the waterfront of this temple are the remains of the 19th century houses using an elaborate mashrabbiya. North of the Temple is home to the caravanserais like Wikalat Al Gidawi. Enjoy an exciting cruise as you immerse into all the prestigious local sites and pass through the loca with the changing water levels.
- Temple of Khnum
- Emari Minaret