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    the first Pylon of the Temple Complex
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  • 1. Karnak

    No doubts about, the whole complex of Karnak is amazing achievement of an extraordinary civilisation which excisted three of four thousands year ago. I always wonder what will left after us who live...

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  • 2. The Nile River

    This is one of my «from the bus» pictures. It was shot during my first encounter with the grand and divine Nile river on my way from Hurghada to Luxor. I grew up on two beautiful rivers, Sava and...

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  • 3. Luxor Temple

    Luxor temple was dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut, and Chons and was, during the New Kingdom, the focus of the annual Opet Festival, in which a cult statue of Amun was paraded down the Nile...

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  • 4. Taking the TIme

    Did tour including boat trip from Luxor to Aswan for first visit to Egypt:found it too organized, guides in a hurry to return you to boat for meals, time at sites was limited, wasting time waiting for...

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  • 5. Very Impressive but sad.

    Seeing it in person was so different from all I had imagined. Unbelieveable sights and very nice people. Just so disappointed in the luxury and then around the...

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  • 6. Shop & Streets of Luxor

    Contrary to our belief, we found Luxor non touristy destinations extremely clean and courteous. The shops were open at 2.00PM and roads were full of people...

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  • 7. Luxor Railway Station

    We were amazaed by the cleanliness and efficiency of Luxor Railway station. Though, it is a small station with very few trains and few passengers, we found the...

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  • 8. Girl Education in Egypt.

    It is presumed in outside world that in Islamic countries, girl child are not given modern education. But Egypt has gone far away in terms of education to the...

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  • 9. Green Luxor & Farming a way of life!

    God has been very kind on Egypt by giving them the river Nile. They have benefitted for the generation since, human kind is active. It provided the the real...

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  • 10. Alabaster Factory & Craftsmen

    These wonderful craftsmen are responsible for creating life in the stones. They work relentlessly for hours to create the magic in the stones. In the Alabaster...

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  • 11. Contact a Local Tour Operator

    I was tasked to plan our vacation to Egypt and I scoured the internet for tours at Luxor and Cairo. I was lucky to contact a local tour operator for our tour at...

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  • 12. English speaking guides

    We have stayed in Luxor (west bank) several times and found that ALI, who runs the Africa Restaurant close to the ferry, is always knowledgable and helpful. He...

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  • 13. 1 Luxor General Overview

    Luxor is situated in 670 km to the south from Cairo and 70 km to the South from Qina (Qena). It has about 100 thousand inhabitants.Luxor is located on the right...

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  • 14. Temple of Hatshepsut

    The West Bank of the Nile near Luxor or West Thebes is even more interesting in many aspects than the East Bank, which often has the name of East Thebes with...

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  • 15. Valley of the Kings

    The Valley of the Kings is hidden behind the Theban Hills on the West Bank of the Nile near Luxor. It was chosen as the burial place for most of Egypt's New...

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  • 16. Karnak Temple

    A highlight of Luxor (ancient city of Thebes) is the Karnak Temple. It covers an immense more than 40 hectares. The main and the grandest place of worship is...

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  • 17. The Nile at Luxor

    Everybody knows that the Nile is the greatest river of the world. Even if there wouldn’t any sights on its banks, and I wouldn’t see Pyramids and Temples, the...

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  • 18. Shoes

    Unless you have feet like this, I suggest that you pay attention to your foot wear. It's dusty where ever you go on a location in Luxor, so it's best for you to...

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  • 19. The Great Belzoni

    At the entrance to a tombs in Valley of the Kings and elsewhere in Luxor, posted signs report who was first to discover the tomb. Tourists making note of this...

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  • 20. Shopping

    When you visit Egypt/Luxor, you will be seen as a cash cow. You are there to have your money taken from you.A shop keeper’s aim is to take as much money as...

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  • 21. Shopping

    When you visit Egypt/Luxor, you will be seen as a cash cow. You are there to have your money taken from you.A shop keeper’s aim is to take as much money as...

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  • 22. Near the Valley of the Kings

    There is a lot to see around the Valley of the Kings area... We took a donkey ride from the Nile up to the Valley of the Kings and had some great views along...

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  • 23. The Nile River

    The Nile River is the lifeline of the majority of Egyptians... It runs from the top to the bottom of Egypt and almost all of the Egyptian people live on or near...

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  • 24. Ramadan

    While we were in Egypt the Muslim people were in the middle of Ramadan. We had heard that it could cause problems with our tour or that we may not get to eat...

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  • 25. spot the differance

    To see how the sights use to look before they were restored and the sand was excavated out of the temples buy the book A JOURNEY IN EGYPT ( BONECHI PUBLISHERS)...

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