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Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple in Luxor
"At 20.00 you will be picked up from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor and transferred to Karnak Temples to attend the sound and light show that talks about how was the life thousands years ago. The temple was constructed from the beginning of the Middle and finally the last act is played while you are seated along the Great Sacred Lake. The performance relates the history of Luxor as the capital of the ancient world That known as Tiba in the ancient Egyptian Time. You will then be transferred back to yo"""Attend the sound and light show that talks about how was the life thousands years ago. You will get to know about prevous times with the splendid sound and light show at the Karnak Temples the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon his wife Mut and their son Khonsu."title=Highlights&1=Family+friendly&2=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour&3=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&4=Led+by+a+qualified+Egyptologist
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Luxor Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple
"After sunset Nile Holiday representative will pick you up from your Nile Cruise / hotel in Luxor for a fantastic 1 hour show at the great complex of Karnak temples. The show begins as you walk along the avenue of Sphinx stopping at the towering facade into the great court and the awesome hypostyle hall. Walking through the complex a booming Pharaoh’ more than 2000 years history of construction and various additions left by rulers like; Tutankhamon Ramses II and Queen Hatshepsut and the Greek and Roman rulers as well.The second part of the Luxor Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple starts by finding you seat overlooking the sacred lake as the complex is illuminated
From $30.00
 
Karnak Sound and Light Show with Private Transport
"Depart for the Sound and Light Show at Karnak from your Luxor hotel of cruise ship for en evening of entertainment Egyptian style! The show begins as you walk along the Avenue of Sphinx passing through the towering facade into the Great Court. Walking through the complex a booming Pharaoh's voice narrates the history of Upper Egypt and the New Kingdom as the various additions left by rulers such as King Tutankhamun Ramses II and Queen Hatshepsut are illuminated against the night sky.The second part of the Sound and Light Show at Karnak finds you seated overlooking the sacred lake as the complex is illuminated and the story of Egypt continues. Please note while the show is suitable for all ages the complex is very dark and commentary loud which younger children may find frightening. The ground in and around Karnak is uneven and sandy please where comfortable flat walking shoes."
From $38.00

More Local Customs in Luxor

Shisha

What is so fascinating in narghila which could be seen all over northern Africa, wherever more then one man is be sitting? Actually, narghila is a sort of water pipe above which is burning charcoal....
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croisbeauty
Apr 24, 2012

Resting place on the road

This is the only resting place on the road in between Hurghada and Luxor, where we stopped for a 15 minutes break. Time to eat a sendwiches prepared in the hotel and take some cold drink. The place...
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croisbeauty
Apr 24, 2012

The village of Quarna

Quarna is small village nearby Hatshepsut complex and obviously a must see site for all tourist guides. My guide was much more enthusiastic telling story about Quarna then the one about Hatshepsut,...
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croisbeauty
Apr 24, 2012

The art of Haggling

I was quiet a lot of times in Africa and allowing myself to say that am pretty good in bargaining. So let me share my experience about it.First and most important is to know, in North Africa...
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croisbeauty
Apr 24, 2012

Islam in Egypt a way of life!

We found Islam is a way of life in Egypt. We noticed in this shop Cotton Careezma, in Luxor are distributing literature on Islam free to their customers including DVDs, on religious activity. I asked...
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goutammitra
Dec 05, 2010

Knowledge of Islam & Egyptian People.

A very amusing incident happened during our visit to the Alabaster factory. After about 15 mts inside I came out from the shop and was watching the craftsmen, then the gentleman sitting with me in the...
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goutammitra
Dec 01, 2010
 
 
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Marriage proposals

Its good to be a woman walking around in Egypt, especially Luxor or Aswan. I see men all came out to tell foreign women how beautiful they are.Ha ha suddenly I was so popular in that place I could not...
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VZ-Pam
Oct 26, 2008

The Children of Luxor

On our second morning in Luxor, while waiting for our car and driver to accompany us to the necropolis of Thebes, we stepped out of Hotel al-Moudira in the warm rays of the sun. To our surprise, we...
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MM212
Feb 07, 2008

La Shukron--No Thank You

Vendors can be pests at times, so a polite way to turn them away is to say "no thankyou" in Arabic. La="no" and "Shukron="thank you", so say, La Shukron. If someone says this to you for some...
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atufft
Aug 05, 2007

Egyptian Flag

The flag of Egypt represents a panel with three equal horizontal strips of red, white and black color. In the middle of the white strip there is a State Emblem of gold color - the eagle with the head...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 18, 2007

Hosni Mubarak

The head of the state of Egypt is the president elected for 6 years by direct general election. The head of the state is nominated by large powers. He appoints and displaces the government. From 1981...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 18, 2007

~ The Arabic Language...Some Useful Phrases ~

Although English, French, Spanish and German is widely spoken in Egypt it is still beneficial to learn some of the language. The language in Egypt is Arabic. I have got a couple of books on Egypt...
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Heavens-Mirror
May 15, 2007

Luxor is More Conservative than Cairo

95% of Egyptian women wear the hijab (hair and shoulder covered) or burka (full body covered except the eyes... some have the eyes covered as well). Some of the younger women wear tight jeans and tops...
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emoja
Mar 24, 2006

Shisha

As Muslims do not drink, traditionally men smoke shisha. Shisha is a tall glass water pipe with a long smoking tube. Often the shisha 'tobacco' is flavoured with such flavours as apple and strawberry....
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Blatherwick
Mar 28, 2005

Top Hotels in Luxor

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P.O.Box 13 | New Karnak, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Aswan Road, Kings Island, Luxor, Nile River Valley, 1111, Egypt
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El Sahabi Street, via Karnak Temple St, Luxor, 4114, Egypt
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Khaled Ben El Walid Street, (formerly Nile Palace), Luxor, Nile River Valley, 85111, Egypt
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Corniche El Nile Street, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Corniche el Nile Street, (Formerly Sofitel Pavillon Winter Luxor), Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Top Things to Do in Luxor

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Valley of the Kings

This place is also well and truly on any visitors list when coming to Luxor. An enormous place full of various different sized tombs. Your entrance ticket grants you access to 3 and if you purchase...
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Karnak Temple

Along with the Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, this place is a real stunner. The architecture and the man made lake with clay pipes still being used is a marvel in engineering and...
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Temple of Hatshepsut

Located beneath massive cliffs near the west bank of the Nile, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir el Bahri, is dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. Hatshepsut, meaning 'foremost of...
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Felluca Rides

Price was 60LE for 1hr at sunset after some bargaining. Captain's name was this young guy called Mohammed and boat name was Shangri-La - out look for the Bob Marley picture on the the main sail - his...
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Colossi of Memnon

These two statues once stood at the entrance gate of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, though very little of the temple behind them remains today. They were carved from two massive granite blocks,...
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Hot Air Balloon

If you like ballooning or even if you have never tried - this is a once in a lifetime thing to do. I was picked up from the Nile boat on the East bank before dawn and transpoted across the river to...
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Shofja

"We are going to Luxor...."
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clairegeordio

"One week in Luxor"
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atufft

"Two-Thirds of Egypt's Ruins are Here"
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Jeca011

"L U X O R"
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"Luxor"
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