Luxor is home to some of the most magnificent ruins of ancient Egypt. Both the Temples of Luxor and Karnak reside there with larger than life sculptures representing Pharaohs over several years. Known in ancient times as Thebes, Luxor was the center of Egyptian culture. Each ruler made a point of placing their own installation there starting in the 18th dynasty. It’s no wonder that Luxor is considered the world’s largest open-air museum. The beautiful architecture of this place will astound you. Marvel at the hieroglyphics etched on the walls that recount great battles, and stand in awe as you look up at the massive pylons that adorn the Temple of Karnak. Visit the mummification museum stand before King Ramesses I, a pharaoh from the 19th dynasty and grandfather of Ramesses the Great.
The remarkable Temple of Seti I in Abydos include wonderful scenes and reliefs that most of them can only be seen here. The lists of kings is one of them.
The Village of Deir El Madina is where all the people who participated in the construction of all sites in West Bank including craftsmen and builders lived
Edfu Temple located half way between Aswan and Luxor, Edfu is famous for the temple of Horus; the largest and finest preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt.
Temple of Hatshepsut was designed by the famous architect Senenmut and it is featured by its imposing terraces which appear to the visitors from far away.
The Greco Roman Temple of Esna was constructed to represent a much older monument built by Tuthmosis III during the reign of the 18th dynasty in Egypt.
Luxor Museum hosts a large number of monuments, statues and different displays found in the temples and the necropolises in Luxor and the area all over it
Being second only in size to the great vast Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Madinet Habu is one of the most remarkable and impressive monuments in Luxor.
In this show the guests will listen to stories of some of the Pharaohs told by the kings in an ambience with the lights being animated all over the temple.
Temple of Dendera is one of the most important temples, as it was the place where supposedly Hathour gave birth to Ihy; the son of the flacon god; Horus.
These two huge statues, 18 meters in height, are the only remaining items of the temple of Amenhotep III, one of the largest temples ever built in Egypt.
The second most important ancient monument in Egypt, after the Pyramids of Giza, is the Temple of Karnak that has a vast area and impressive huge walls.
Luxor market sells wonderful oriental dresses and outfits, pottery, Nubian statues and goods, belly dancing outfits, perfumes, ivory, and different gifts.
Located at the center of the East Bank of Luxor, the Temple of Luxor was actually dedicated for the worship of the sacred of gods; Amun, Khonus, and Mut.
The kings of the New Kingdom have chosen this remote valley in the West Bank of Luxor to burry their dead bodies away from the eyes & the hands of thieves.