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Luxor Temple, Luxor

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Monument · Religious Site
Walk in the footsteps of ancient Egyptians at Luxor Temple, a World Heritage Site constructed some time around 1400 BCE. The large sandstone temples, granite monoliths, and giant colossi were designed to celebrate the idea of pharaohs as kings and gods, rather than any particular god or individual pharaoh. As you pass through the vast site, notice the different additions made by non-Egyptian civilizations--special highlights include Roman murals and a mosque. PutLuxor Temple into our Luxor trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE. In the Egyptian...  more »
  • This is a fairly unique experience especially once you've been in Egypt for a little while and you've seen dozens upon dozens of tombs and are starting to get sick of them. It's an easy walk or ride....  more »
  • Not as large or impressive as Karnak but definitely an amazing place to visit while in Luxor. Also can find Alexander the Great’s cartouche here  more »
  • Awesome place for every one that likes the history and the Egyptian history. Full of amazing status and builds. Just make sure you bring a cap or a hat with you because the sun is not that cool I that place.
  • An exceptional ancient Egyptian gem of a temple! You live a very touching art presenting the affectionate unity of the north & south of the Pharaoh's land, parallel to their mighty force, presented in taking over their Hittite enemy prisoners... A MUST SEE...
  • Amazing temple with a lot of history! Hire a tour guide, otherwise you want be able to understand the monument into detail. Tip: visit in the evening to see the lights too.
  • This is one of the most amazing temple in Egypt! 182 pics! These photos will take you on a short, brief journey inside the temple from the entrance to the exitو Enjoy with that short story!..
  • One of the more important archeological sites in Egypt. The temple complex literally spreads for miles. The row of sphinxes is amazing to see. The columns are carved and tell a story. Suggestion - don't do this place without a professional guide. You need one to explain the site to you.

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