Things to see and do - Luxor
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Luxor Travel guide
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A former capital of the ancient world standing on the banks of the Nile and boasting countless treasures, Luxor has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To the east stand the remains of the temples dedicated to Amun (Luxor, Karnak), best visited by horse-drawn carriage to fully appreciate life's pleasures under the Egyptian skies, so blue in the warm months (October-March). To the west in the Theban Mountains lie the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. After the bustle of Luxor's little streets and souk, immerse yourself in the silence of eternity!
Tourist attractions Luxor : Things to see and do
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A veritable sacred city devoted to the cult of Amun-Re, Karnak is a gigantic sanctuary dedicated to the Theban Triad. In addition to the Temple of Amun, you will also see here the temples of the goddess Mut and the god Khonsu. Karnak is one of the mo..
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Dedicated to the imperial divinity Amun, the Great Temple is surrounded by a wall 1.5km long and 800m wide. The first pylon (the temple has ten) leads to the majestic Great Court. It served as a port of call for the sacred barks, which arrived in pro..
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The Rameses II courtyard, the colonnade and the Amenophis III courtyard alone majestically illustrate the history of this temple dedicated to the god Amun and to the celebrations in honour of Otep. Luxor Temple, linked to Karnak Temple by Sphinx Alle..
Karnak Temple Street, East Bank ET - Luxor
Occupying a unique and privileged location in the wonderful city of Luxor, this newly-opened hotel with it's 102 rooms is set within walking distance of the River Nile and Luxor Temple. Luxor is a city full of magic and mystery, ready and waiting ..
Mohamed Farid Street ET - Luxor
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Located 15 minutes’ walk from Luxor Temple, the Boomerang Hotel is only 800 metres from the River Nile. This Australian-themed hotel offers free Wi-Fi and accommodation with views of the city. The air-conditioned rooms in the hotel feature a simple ..
52 Karnak Temple St, East Bank ET - Luxor
Facing the Luxor Temple and the Nile, Susanna Hotel offers comfortable rooms with satellite TV and air conditioning. Facilities include an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and sun terrace. All rooms of Susanna Hotel feature a balcony and a private bath..
Leisure activities Luxor
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For unbeatable views of Luxor's famous temples, take a hot-air balloon flight over the Nile River's west bank. Away from the crowds in the peaceful glow of dawn, your sunrise flight over Egypt's ancient monuments promises to be a highlight of your vi..
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Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise the Nile on a 5-day journey from Luxor to Aswan. You also have the opportunity to upgrade to a private guided tour so you can plan your itinerary with a qualified Egyptologist during your luxuriously relaxing..
Combine a morning in Dendara where you can visit the Temple of Hathor, before continuing for an afternoon of sightseeing in Abydos, home to "The Cult of Osiris" . It is a place where most ancient Egyptians would have made a pilgrimage to at..