Luxor Attractions

valley of the Nobles

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Jul
2018
Valley of the Nobles
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valley of the Nobles is located on the West bank of Luxor, and extends over a huge surface area to the South of the Kings Valley . The Valley of the Nobles site includes nearly 500 tombs of Theban nobles and high officials. While the royal tombs were hidden away in an isolated valley, the […]
Deir el-Medina

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Jul
2018
Deir el-Medina
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Deir el-Medina is the modern Arabic name for the worker’s village (now an archaeological site) which was home to the artisans and craftsmen of Thebes who built and decorated the royal tombs in the nearby Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. The ancient inhabitants called the village Pa Demi (“the village”) but […]
Colossi of Memnon

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Jul
2018
Colossi of Memnon
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The Colossi of Memnon (also known as el-Colossat or el-Salamat) are two monumental statues representing Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. They are located west of the modern city of Luxor and face east looking toward the Nile River. The statues depict the seated king on a throne ornamented with imagery of his […]
Queen Hatshepsut

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Jul
2018
Queen Hatshepsut
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the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut (1479-1458 BCE) at Deir el-Bahri stands out as one of the most impressive. The building was modeled after the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II (c. 2061-2010 BCE), the great Theban prince who founded the 11th Dynasty and initiated the Middle Kingdom of Egypt (2040-1782 BCE). it was the most […]
luxor temple

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Aug
2017
Luxor Temple
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Luxor Temple Luxor Temple The temple was built by Amenhotep III (1390-52 BC) but completed by Tutankhamun (1336-27 BC) and Horemheb (1323-1295 BC) and then added to by Rameses II (1279-13 BC). Toward the rear is a granite shrine dedicated to Alexander the Great (332-305 BC). Thutmose III planned his campaigns, Akhenaten first contemplated the […]
Karnak Temple

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Aug
2017
Karnak Temple
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  Karnak Temple is actually a vast temple city, with many of its structures dating back 4,000 years. It is today the largest remaining religious site of the ancient world. The temple complex is conveniently located near to the modern day town of El-Karnak, just 2.5 km from Luxor. The site is massive, to the […]
dendera temple

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Aug
2017
Dendera temple
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Dendera temple It is located 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) southeast of Dandara, Egypt. It is one of the best preserved temple complexes in Egypt. The area was used as the sixth area of ​​Upper Egypt, south of Abidos. Dandara was a site for mausoleums or shrines from the beginning of ancient Egypt. The large building […]
Madinat Habu Temple

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Aug
2017
Madinat Habu Temple
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In ancient times Madinat Habu Temple was known as Djanet and according to ancient belief was the place were Amun first appeared. Both Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III built a temple dedicated to Amun here and Later Rameses III constructed his larger memorial temple on the site. First Pylon – the temple of Rameses III During […]
Valley of The Kings

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Aug
2017
Valley of The Kings
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Valley of The Kings Valley of The Kings has two components – the East Valley and the West Valley. It is the East Valley which most tourists visit and in which most of the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs can be found. Construction of a tomb usually lasted six years, beginning with each new […]
Valley of The Queen

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Aug
2017
Valley of The Queen
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Valley of The Queen, also known as Biban el-Harim, Biban el-Sultanat, and Wadi el-Melikat, is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. In ancient times, it was known as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning – ‘the place of the Children of the Pharaoh’, because along with the Queens of the 18th many […]