Located in Upper Egypt, Luxor described as the world’s biggest open-air museum. It had been estimate that Luxor contains about a third of the most valuable monuments and antiquities in the whole world, which makes it one of this planet’s most important tourism sites. Monuments such as The Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, Deir El-Bahri (the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut), the workers village at Deir El-Medina, the list goes on and on and on.
Luxor Sightseeing and attractions:
Its regarded as one of the biggest of the ancient Egyptians temples, it is
located on the East Bank of the Nile and it dates back to 1400 BC. Luxor
Temple was built to worship Amun-Ra, his wife and their son Khonsu.
the temple is also called (Aept llandz) which means the south campus or place of Amun-Ra. El-Karnak Temple Thistemple is considered to be one of the featured marks in Luxor.
The great Temple of Karnak:
The Temple of Karnak is the largest Temple in the World! The complex
contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra,
The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple
of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris. A 20m high, mud brick
enclosure wall, surrounded all of these buildingsits features the charming
Sound and Light that are held every evening; as it considered a magnificent way to explore the Temple. The Temple of Karnak is
considered as the largest place of worship all over the world.
The Museum is located on the Nile Corniche in the Center of Luxor. It was
open in 1975; and there is no comparison with what it has from finest
precious artifacts of the Egyptian civilization to the National Egyptian
MuseumAntiquities. Among the current finest exhibits of the museum a
set of objectswhich were in the Tomb of King Tut-Ankh-Amun; Also statues
represents theNew Kingdom Era which were find in 1989, hidden near
the Luxor Temple. As it include two Royal Mummies of Ahmose l and
Ramses l, were added to the museum in 2004.
The Valley of the Kings:
The Valley is located on the West Bank of the Nile and it is divided into two
valleys the Eastern valley which include most of the Royal tombs and the
western valley. With the discovery of the last burial chamber, in addition to
the discovery of two other entrances to the same room; the number of the
discovered graves so far 63 Cemetery varying size ranging between small
holes in the ground to a cemetery has a complicated structure containing
more than 120 burial chambers inside of it. And the Royal tombs
characterized by featuring drawings and patterns of ancient Egyptian
mythology describe the religious beliefs at this time.
Temple Of Hatshepsut:
It is a collection of Pharaonic temples and tombs in the West Bank on the
Nile, opposite to Luxor. The Monastery is built by Queen Hatshepsut to
perform the other world’s rituals. The name of El-Deir El-Bahari is a
modernArabic name. The temple consists of three strips divided by
Clossi Of Memnon:
Amenhoteb III built a great mortuary temple in Thebes that was guarded by
two gigantic statues on the outer gates. All that remains now those
geganticstatues The statues are made from carved blocks of quartzite
quarried The Northern statue is for Amenhoteb III and his mother
Mutemwia, while the southern statue is of Amenhotep III with his wife,
Tiy and one of his daughters
It is one of the funerary temples which were built for the dead in ancient
Egypt.It was built by King Ramses ll; the majority of temples were built
for king Ramses ll. The temple includes massive statues of King
Ramses ll. it is consists of theremains of roads, broken Oozyreh columns,
massive courtyardsemi collapsed, it includes public kitchens, butchers buildings, massive stores; in addition to the school which were dedicated to the children of the workers.
Dendera Temple Complex is considered as one of the most famous
temples in Egypt. The path to this temple is between two Roman
Fountainsending at the giant gate. The walls are made of mud-brick
goes back to theRoman Era. As it was the 6th province capital of
Pharaonic Upper Egypt.
Temple of Abydos:
It was one of the oldest cities in Egypt and most of scientists agreed that
it was the 1st capital of Egypt in the end of the era before the families;
and the first four families dating back to 5 thousand years. This city
considered as the main center to worship the God Osiris.
Horus Temple in Edfu:
This giant temple was built in the era of (Ptolemy lll) and it took about
200 years to finish building this temple; he was considered to be the
symbol of justice and goodness. This Temple is the second largest
after El-Karnak Temple.