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Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs

Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs

The city of Luxor, which has been known by several titles throughout history, is “Ancient Thebes”, “City of Civilization” and “The Open Temple” are all names that reflect the spirit of Luxor that combines history and civilization with simplicity, calm and recreation with the picturesque nature overlooking the Nile River, which surrounds the city from all parts. .

Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs The city of Luxor, which has been known by several titles throughout history, is “Ancient Thebes”, “City of Civilization” and “The Open Temple” are all names that reflect the spirit of Luxor that combines history and civilization with simplicity, calm and recreation with the picturesque nature overlooking the Nile River, which surrounds the city from all parts. .


A package of unmissable activities when you visit Luxor, most notably cruise trips in Luxor, on the Nile River, which divides it into two halves, as well as flying balloon trips that give you the most beautiful view of the city from the top, and do not forget, of course, riding the stagecoach, the most popular means of transportation in Luxor, along with The mild climate in winter, which made Luxor an unparalleled winter in the world.

Karnak Temple


Luxor is famous for a group of temples that narrate the history and civilization of the Pharaohs, the most famous of which is: Karnak Temple, being one of the oldest monuments in the world. It is preceded by a famous road known as “The Way of the Rams” where there are miniature statues of rams on both sides. The temple is held every evening with sound and light shows that She explains to visitors the history of the temple in the era of the pharaohs.


Luxor temple


As for the Luxor Temple, located near the Karnak Temple, it is one of the most famous monuments in the city of Luxor. It is characterized by the two statues of Ramses II on both sides of the temple, and two large obelisks at the entrance, along with many valuable papyrus columns and distinctive stones.


To the Temple of the Valley of the Kings, located on the western bank of the Nile, it includes 64 tombs for the Pharaonic families, the most important of which is the tomb of King Tutankhamun, and the walls of the temple are distinguished by wonderful inscriptions. In a related context about tombs, the Valley of the Queens, located in the southwest bank of the Nile River, is considered a burial ground for the women of the ruling families, princesses and princes, and includes famous tombs, including the tomb of Queen Nefertari.


Luxor Museum


To lovers of museums and rare artifacts, Luxor Museum is a unique museum because it contains about 376 rare artifacts and mummies of the most important kings of Egypt.


Banana Island


Undoubtedly, your trip in Luxor will not continue between temples and museums. There is a need for entertainment and recreation, especially since Luxor has charming green spaces, and one of the most important destinations that do not miss is the Banana Island, located west of Luxor, and enjoys the charming nature where green views and tranquility and is famous for banana trees and palm trees, You can reach it via cruise boat trips, and do not forget to take souvenir photos.


gardens


You can also visit the International Garden in Luxor, which will be a suitable option if you are taking family and children, where greenery meets charming fresh water. As for Al Nada Land, you can enjoy a series of games that suit different ages while seeing wild animals, mummified structures and fish sailing in artificial lakes.

Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs The city of Luxor, which has been known by several titles throughout history, is “Ancient Thebes”, “City of Civilization” and “The Open Temple” are all names that reflect the spirit of Luxor that combines history and civilization with simplicity, calm and recreation with the picturesque nature overlooking the Nile River, which surrounds the city from all parts. .

Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs The city of Luxor, which has been known by several titles throughout history, is “Ancient Thebes”, “City of Civilization” and “The Open Temple” are all names that reflect the spirit of Luxor that combines history and civilization with simplicity, calm and recreation with the picturesque nature overlooking the Nile River, which surrounds the city from all parts. .

Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs The city of Luxor, which has been known by several titles throughout history, is “Ancient Thebes”, “City of Civilization” and “The Open Temple” are all names that reflect the spirit of Luxor that combines history and civilization with simplicity, calm and recreation with the picturesque nature overlooking the Nile River, which surrounds the city from all parts. .

Luxor.. A Journey into the History of the Pharaohs The city of Luxor, which has been known by several titles throughout history, is “Ancient Thebes”, “City of Civilization” and “The Open Temple” are all names that reflect the spirit of Luxor that combines history and civilization with simplicity, calm and recreation with the picturesque nature overlooking the Nile River, which surrounds the city from all parts. .


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