Things to do for History Buffs in Luxor
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- 3Deir al-Bahri2 reviews
One of my favorite sights near Luxor -- partially because it can be reached by a nice hike out of the Valley of the Kings. The architecture here is distinctive / a bit refreshing after visiting the tombs. Unfortunately, doesn't make it onto many day-trip itineraries.Popular with
- 4Qina, Qesm Qina, Qina, Qena, Egypt3 reviews
This is one of the few enclosed structures that we saw on our trip. Gives visitors a better sense of what these structures were like when they before they were damaged by history and the elements.Popular with
- 6Madinet Al Oqsor, Luxor, Egypt10 reviews
A small and absolutely fascinating museum that surprises with two mummies exhibited there! (King Ahmose, who fought the Hyksos , Dynasty 17, and the mummy of the man supposed to be Ramesses I, whom I believe about it is King Ay or Horemheb) A lot evidences from the Amarna Period (eg. Talatats of King Akhenatens temple found int the pylons ...Popular with
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- 7Egypt8 reviews
Of course must for all visitors of Luxor. For I was there not only one time, I tell you, if you do not like the heat; visit the valley in the very early morning. When I was there... there where 60 degrees... air temperature! You buy at the entrance the ticket for 3 tombs, you need two for 6, of ...
- 8Near the Valley of the Kings1 review
Even before the Revolution , the restoration of the house was causing by Dr. Hawass! Do not be confused by guides who offer a home on a plateau than that of Howard Carter. It is wrong. To the house of H. Carter, it was now green with vegetation, behind it is a is a cafe. Inside the house there was ...
- 11Valley of the Kings1 review
It is very easy to hike out of the Valley of the Kings over to Deir al-Bahri to see the Temple of Hatshepsut. The hike isn't very difficult -- I think it took us about an hour with plenty of stops. Be sure to take water, a hat, and shades. During my hike there were no tourists and only one ...Popular with
- 12Nile River1 review
I dread cruises and really dreaded this one but was pleasantly surprised. The ship is intimate, never feels crowded, and the service and food were excellent. A good mix of luxury and local ambience. A wonderful way to see life along the river as well as the major sights. The roof deck on this ship is less luxurious than others. ...Popular with
- 14Central Luxor1 review
Small but attractive complete complex right in the middle of Luxor. Like the first place you'll visit when you arrive. Easy to walk to and attractive at all hours. Be sure to visit in the evening when the lighting adds to the ambience.Popular with