The Sheer wealth of temples and tombs in Luxor makes it stand out heads and shoulder high above the other Egyptian town. It’s one of the greatest capitals of Egypt along all history in Egypt; Luxor tours not can be missed from your itinerary to Egypt. The mammoth building works the vast tomb structures makes it be appreciated in the modern day. There is no better place to stop by in Egypt than Luxor since this is an open-air museum that will make you lose yourself in the wonders of the ancient world.
The Temples of Karnak
The magnificent temple of Karnak is one of the most appreciated complexes that is revered for its astonishing and beautiful feat. It houses more than five temples of god Amun Ra, God Khonso Goddess Mut and more were erected during the Pharaohs time, some extensions were added during the Ptolemaic time. Start the tour of Karnak by visiting the ram’s headed avenue of King Ramses II, then to Ramses III temple. The great hypostyle hall reflects the flourishing of Luxor and the Pharaohs on River Nile The huge twin obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut are decorated and notify the main temple. The visitors to Karank complex need more time to explore the buildings that covered 100 acres.
The Valley of the Kings
The Valley of the Kings of Egypt is known as Valley of the Gates of the kings, is the royal burial cemetery for the Kings who ruled Egypt from 1500 BC till 1000 BC. The wonderful wall painting, adorned texts, and scenes that depict the voyage by giving the dead man instructions on its course makes this place one of the most attractive features. In The Valley of the Kings have been discovered 64 tombs that have famous kings during Egyptian history, such as the famous King Ramses II, Tutankhamen & Seti I
Luxor Temple has been tipped from the ancient time as an ode to turn all cultures that passed above Egypt. The temple was first built by Amenophis III and first named it as the Southern Harem of Amun since it was dedicated to Amun, Mut his Consort and moon god Khons their son. The temple is made up of chapels of deities and subsidiary chambers such as Hypostyle Hall and the Open Peristyle Court. The temple is also known to have transformed Church during the Christian era. During the Islamic period, an Islamic complex was built in the grounds, i.e., The Mosque of Abu el-Haggag. The Luxor temple now is one from the best destination to visit in Luxor during sunset.
Temple of Deir Al-Bahri
The Temple of Deir al Bahri is known as the Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple. Situated at the foot of the sheer cliffs fringing the desert hills the light colored temple has become of the highly revered temples in Luxor. This is attributed to the statues, reliefs, and inscriptions that is in the temple.
The beautifully exhibited collection, which tells the story of ancient Thebes from the Old Kingdom to the Islamic Period is what makes Luxor Museum be one of its Kind in Egypt. The Museum houses two royal mummies that the Mummy of Ahmose I and that of Ramses I. The mummies are a prized possession of the museum, which is located in two different rooms on the ground floor. The other masterpieces of the museum include the amulets, burial masks, silver bowls, and the tomb treasures located in the upper floor.
Tomb of the Nobles
The Tomb of the Nobles might be less famed, but it houses many better-preserved examples of the tomb painting. Equipped with over 400 tombs of various dignitaries provides you with a fill of tombs in Luxor. The daily life, hunting are decorated with the walls of the tombs. These Tombs include; Tomb of Khonsu, Tomb of Benia, Tomb of Nakht and Tomb of Menna.
Luxor is a top-rated Tourist destination in Egypt that you can’t miss when you Visit Egypt. We do have incredible Packages that allow you to tour this destination with a lot of ease.