Dangers & Annoyances

Few cruise ships now stop at Esna, so the tourist bazaar is all but closed, and the area around the temple seems very sleepy indeed. In early 2017, a patrol was attacked and a policeman and a civilian were killed. Three others were wounded, but this was in the modern town.

Police Stations

The tourist police office is in the tourist souq near the temple.


There are several ATMs on the waterfront.