Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Luxor is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Luxor a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Luxor.
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Karnak Temple , Luxor, Egypt
06:00 am - 04:30 pm
Situated along the banks of the Nile River, the Karnak Temple is everything you can imagine. Dedicated to the Egyptian Gods Amun, Mut and Khonsu, the Temple is spread over some 200 acres and has designated sacred areas for each of the three Gods. The huge premises actually plays host to a large collection of small temples and statues rife wit...
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Street Deir al-Bahri, West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
06:00 am - 05:00 pm
Surrounded by steep and rugged limestone cliffs, the Temple of Hatshepsut is named after its creator. Although there have been many queens in Egypt, there have been none like Queen Hatshepsut. While all other monuments bearing her name or statue were defaced, this one Temple has stood the test of time and contains all the aspects of a memorial temp...
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Kornish Al Nile, Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt
06:00 am - 09:00 pm
Yet another temple dedicated to the Gods Amun, Mut and Khonsu, the Luxor Temple was especially built to celebrate the Opet Festival, which is where all three Gods come together in a reunion. Two pharaohs of the land are said to have contributed the most to the temple’s architecture are Amenhotep III and Ramses II; the collection of the latter...
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Luxor Governorate, Egypt
06:00 am - 05:00 pm
Also known as the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III in English, this is a second huge temple complex after Karnak, in Egypt. However, information says it is the least visited destination whereas it does deserve attention. The great pharaohs of Egypt were buried in the Valley of Kings but mortuary temples were built in their honor. This memorial temple ...
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West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
One of the largest and best preserved temples of Luxor, this million year old mansion is located in the Theban necropolis in Upper Egypt, across the River Nile. History says the temple belonged to the great warrior king Ramesses II. A tour into the temple will let you get a glimpse of the fallen colossus that inspired Bysshe Shelleys to write the p...
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South of Luxor, Egypt
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon headed God, Horus is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. Like most other temples of Egypt, the Temple of Horus like the Luxor Temple was severely affected with the Nile flood. It was re-built to match the old temple site and is considered to be one of the important temples to see.
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West Bank of Luxor, Luxor, Egypt
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This temple falls on the way to the Valley of the Kings, behind Amenhotep’s temple. The king was the successor of Ramses II in 1213 and ruled for 10 years. However, in the 19th century, Egyptian museum of Cairo founded ‘Israel Stele’ from this site. According to the history, Israel is the place where Merenptah was defeated.
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Nile Valley: Luxor , Egypt
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Karnark Temple complex has four main temple enclosures and temple of Montu enclosure is one of them. History says, the temple is an Egyptian temple, dedicated to the worship of Monthu. The total area covered is said to be around 20,000 square meters.
Main attractions of the enclosure – the Temple of Montu, Temple of Harpre, Temple of Ma&rsquo...
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Abu pilgrims, Luxor, Egypt
Above the ruins of Luxor temple, nestled within the walls of Ramesses II court, stands Abu Haggag Mosque (Mosque of Abu Haggag) and is considered as the ancient center of worship during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. If you view the mosque from the tops of the architraves in the Colonnade Hall, it dominates the first court at Luxor temple. It ...
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Naga Al Taref Inside Rd, Luxor, Egypt
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Set a little outside of the city, the Temple of Seti is named in honour of the ruler who started the construction of the temple but did not finish it. Not as frequented by tourists as the other temples, this temple is a little depleted and is used as a quarry by the local people. The walls of the ruined hypostyle hall still have retaine...
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Qena, Qena Governorate, Egypt
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the ancient glories, still existing in pieces is Dendera. Located on the western shore of Nile, the primary attraction of this historical site is the Temple of Hathor. A closure look to the architectural design shows that the style is being followed of contemporary period with the life of Christ. One of the fascinating depictions on the wall...