Things to see in Luxor

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  • The Luxor Temple, positioned in the heart of ancient Thebes, was built mainly during the XVIII and XIX Egyptian dynasties. It was dedicated to the god Amon under his two representations of Amun-Ra. The oldest parts date back to the ...
  • The Karnak temple is the largest in Egypt. It's absolutely amazing, and was never finished. Today there are many well-preserved remains, like the pylon, several obelisks, the enormous room with more than 100 columns and even the pop...
  • Situated near the temple of Ramses III is where you'll find the giants of Memmon. They consist of two huge statues that are the remains of what was then one of the most important temples in the western bank of the Nile. According to...
  • In my visit to the Valley of the Kings I was able to enter three tombs. It is a wonder to enter and see the paintings, sarcophagi and other things. I didn't visit Tutankhamun's tomb because the entrance was about € 18 I think and th...
  • It was the first of the great temples we visited in Egypt and, maybe because of this, or perhaps because of its good condition, this place impacted me a lot. It has a huge pylon which overwhelms you on sight. Inside you can find rem...
  • The typical store where the guides take you for their commission and to enjoy refreshments. True, this was quite charming and the products they sold were of sufficient quality. There were people working there and it looked like alab...
  • Within the Valley of the Kings, the most interesting thing is Tutankhamun's tomb. Although it is now empty ,because everything is now in the Cairo Museum, it is the only ancient tomb that was discovered without being sacked througho...
  • Sailing from Luxor to Edfu, I could get see one of the best sunsets, in the Nile River country of my dreams. It was a wonderful experience behind the camera I could see the sun little by little without damaging my eyes. Each time I ...
  • To really know a country so different from yours you should take time to stroll through the streets and see first-hand how they live. In Luxor, you could really see firsthand the kindness and friendliness of the people, ve salute yo...
  • In order to cross the Nile in the south of Egypt, besides the bridges for road traffic, there is a fairly quick and easy way by boat. The boat ride takes you from one side to another very quickly. We crossed from the western shore, ...
  • Tombs of the great dignitaries are in this valley. The themes illustrated on the tombs depict scenes from the life of the deceased. The chambers are normally dug four meters from the surface and are preceded by open concourses and s...
  • This is the valley of craftsmen and artisans. There are small, but fully furnished tombs here which belonged to artisans, workers and artists ve built the tombs of Thebes. It is known as Deir el-Medina. Outside the town you can find...
  • This valley, also known com Biban el-Harim, is near the valley of craftsmen, Deir el-Medina. Here, there are 80 graves which are mostly in good condition. The most important tombs are the tombs of the wife and three sons of Ramses I...
  • At the time of the pharaohs, artisans moved to the Valley of the Kings weekly to do their job, legend has it that a guide led them from their village (now called Deir el Medina) to the necropolis climbing Theban mountain or " White ...
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