Discover luxor

TEMPLE OF LOUXOR

Located on banks of the Nile, this majestic temple was baptized by the ancient Egyptians (harem of Amon), the protect God of city.
With its impressive statues and columns, this site one of the oldest places of prayer in the world has preserved all it’s charm.

 

KARNQK TEMPLE

This huge site dedicated to Amon-Re king of the Gods, is famous for it’s hypostyle hall and its forest of giant columns. Built and embellished by a multitude of dynasties, it symbolizes the strength of the ancient Egyptian religion.

 

Valley of the Kings

Located on west bank, symbol of the kingdom of the dead, the Valley of the Kings brings together the burials of the pharaohs. Amongst other things, you will discover the tombs of Amenhotep, Tuhtmosis and Tutankhamun.

 

Valley of Nobles and Artisans

The Noble Valley includes more than 400 burials and frescoes depicting scenes from life. The Craftsman Valley houses the necropolis of the workers, architects and decorators who participated in the construction of the tombs of the valley.

 

THE TEMPLE OF MEDINET HABOU

The largest archaeological site after Karnak testifies to the colossal architecture of the end of the New Kingdom. The impressive funerary temple of Ramses ˡˡˡ contains frescoes and reliefs of bright colors that have stood the test of time.

 

THE COLOSSES OF MEMNON

At the foot of the Theban Mount, these statues are the only remains of the temple Amenophis.
These two faceless effigies of the sovereign on his throne have withstood the floods of the Nile and legend says that, sounds the effect of heat, they emitted sounds.

 

Valley of the Queens

75 tombs of great royal wives, princes and princesses, and high officials close to the court of the New Kingdom are gathered on this site. The famous tomb of Nefertari is closed but you can admire other tombs very well preserved.

 

DEIR EL BAHARI

Listed among the remarkable sites of ancient Egypt, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut is partly dug into the rock.
Hatshepsut is the first pharaoh woman in the history of the country to claim a divine ancestry and adopted a masculine look.

 

The Archaeological Museum of Louxor

On the banks of the Nile, this small museum brings together an impressive collection of pieces found on the sites of Luxor and Karnak: pottery, jewelry, furniture, statues and stelae once buried in the basement of the Luxor Temple and unearthed in 1983.

 

THE TEMPLE OF ESNA

The hypostyle hall of this Greco-Roman temple dedicated Khnoum conceals bas-reliefs in perfect condition. The columns supporting the ceiling are adorned with capitals as beautiful as various.

 

EL KAB

The ancient city of Nekhab, today El Kab, is located halfway between Luxor and Edfu. You can admire the remains of a temple formerly encircled by brick walls sheltering the tombs of the Nobles of the New Kingdom, a sacred lake and cemeteries.

 

DENDERAH AND ABYDOS

In Denderah, the imposing temple of Hathor, goddess of joy, love and beauty is a perfect state of consecrated to Osiris, was a burial place at the end of prehistory and has one of oldest necropolis in the country.