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Discover Luxor: Half Day Tour Karnack And Luxor Temples
"Be picked up from your hotel and then visit The Temples of Karnack the biggest temple complex in the world covering an area of 100 hectares. On entering the Temples you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The deeper you go into the complex the further back in time you will travel with the oldest ruins dating back over 3000 years. Then visit the Great Hypostyle Hall with its 102 meters wide and 53 meters long and 134 columns towering above
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Full Day Private Tour Luxor East Bank: Karnak and Luxor Temples with Lunch
"Your day will start with your private tour guide picking you up from your hotel in Luxor in an air conditioned vehicle to start your visits. First of all you will explore Karnak Temple the largest religious Pharaonic structure ever built in the world. Next head on to the Luxor Temple dedicated to the holy Theban triad the gods Amun Mut and Khonsu
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"Private Tour: Luxor East Bank
"Start your day with a visit to the Temples of Karnak. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. On entering the Temples of Karnak you will see each legacy left by the various phara the further back in time you will travel with the oldest ruins dating back over 3000 years.Walking through the Great Court into the Great Hypostyle Hall it's hard not to be overwhelmed by the 134 columns towering above you like an ancient forest. At the rear of the complex you will find the sacred lake where centuries ago pharaohs and their offerings to the gods were purified. After a tour of the complex you will have additional free time to explore at leisure.Continue to Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx
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Luxor temple

This temple was dedicated to the thebes triad: Amon (king of Gods), Mut (his wife) and Khnum (their son, the moon God). The temple has a more unified plan than some Egyptian temples because it was...
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Jeca011
Jun 13, 2004

Mosque of Abu al-Haggag

The people of Luxor wanted the mosque to be left intact when the archaeologists cleared the village. The mosque still plays a large part in the local life and maintains its tradition of worship as it...
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catkin
May 25, 2004

Colossi of Ramses

The temple is guarded by the colossi of Ramses. Originally there were 6 statues of Ramses II here, four seated and two standing, along with two obelisks.Two statues and one obelisk were removed, the...
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catkin
May 25, 2004

Luxor temple

Luxor temple is quite well preserved having been covered in sand with the village of Luxor built on top of it. The temple excavations began in 1885 when the removal of the sand and village revealed...
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catkin
May 25, 2004

Avenue of Sphinxes

Luxor temple is approached by an avenue of sphinxes which originally linked the temple of Luxor to that at Karnak two miles to the north.Although not complete now, you can still glimpse part of the...
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catkin
May 25, 2004

Luxor Temple- the centre of ancient Thebes

The temple at Luxor was once the centre of the capital of ancient Thebes, which covered all of what is now Luxor and Karnak..It was built between 1390-1352 B.C. by Amenhotep III, the 18th Dynasty “sun...
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catkin
May 25, 2004

Luxor Temple Part 2

The Luxor temple is 20 Egyptian pounds to enter... that is about 3.50 US, but don't think of this as an entrance fee, but rather an investment in preserving the heritage of one of the oldest...
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ATXtraveler
May 23, 2004

A wonderful guide to the history of the world

Even on the 8th day of our trip to Egypt, one of the things I was truly amazed at is the craft done by people over 5000 years ago. It is unimaginable to think about how long it took the Egyptians to...
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ATXtraveler
May 23, 2004

Luxor temple

Louxor temple was our first destination while arrived in Egypt. By sunset/ nightfall, the temple is just amazing, with its Avenue of Sphinxes connecting to Karnak temple, three statues of Ramses II...
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Oana_bic
Apr 16, 2004

Luxor Temple

The entrance is the pylon of Ramesses II which is flanked by two seated statues of the king, obelisk and one standing statue. The western obelisk has stood in the Concorde Square in Paris since 1836,...
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Prasnjavi
Apr 01, 2004

Luxor Temple

The Luxor temple is also called “South Harem of Amon” by the Egyptians and was almost entirely built by Amenophis III, enlarged by Thutmosis III and finished by Ramses II. In front of the entrance...
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belgrade03
Mar 01, 2004

LUXOR TEMPLE 2

Two massive seated statues, made from just one piece of granite, of Rameses II guard the huge pylon. One of the two obelisks which used to be in this pylon (check the pic) is now in Paris.During...
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trotador
Dec 13, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Luxor Temple

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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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Deir el Medina

The workers that built the great tombs of the Pharaohs lived in a village not far from the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Many tombs have been discovered here. The workers tombs at Deir...
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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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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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The Souks or Market

the sights, the sounds, the smell, the haggling among buyers and seller...you'll be right in the front row seat watching all these happenings when you get to the inner portion of the market. go...go...
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