Sights in Luxor

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The house of Howard Carter

The house of Howard Carter

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The sights in this section are divided into tombs, temples, museums and mosques.

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Temple of Karnak

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The massive Temple of Karnak is incredibly impressive and filled with statues, colonnades an obelisk and ornate wall murals. It is on the same side of the river as the modern town.

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El Mohareb a.k.a St Tawdros Monastery

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Going down from Medinat Habu temple to the desert at the opposite side of Valley of the Kings, you'll find a small monastery called El Mohareb or saint Tawdros Monastery. A Coptic church with several catacombs around.  Because the distance is quite far, it's better to be explored by bicycle.

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address:St Tawdros, Luxor Coptic Orthodox Bishopric

Temple of Luxor

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The smaller of two impressive temples on the banks of the Nile. They are on the same side of the river as the modern town. connie: i would like to see what you would like me to review!

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Mummification museum

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houses a unique display of mummies includinga fish, cat, crocodile and the tools used to perform the mummification process. Entrance fee is 20 L.E

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address:Cornich El-Nil street
openinghours:daily from 9 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm

Mosque of Abu-l-Haggag

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Also visit the Mosque of Abu el-Haggag near the Luxor Temple.

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Temple of queen Hatshepsut

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Deir el-Bahari, literally meaning, The Northern Monastery is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor, Egypt.
    The first monument built at the site was the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II of the Eleventh dynasty.

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tel:+2 0123702314
openingHours:6:00 AM-16:30 BM
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address:Luxor
email:emiltut@yahoo.com

Howard Carter Museum

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The house of Howard Carter
The house of Howard Carter
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Howard Carter Museum formerly the home of the man who discovered King Tut’s tomb—it has on display some of the tools used in the search for the tomb.

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Luxor Museum

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The Luxor Museum features statues from various area temples and a separate wing is devoted to recent finds.

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Colossi of Memnon

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Two giant statues of King Ramses III as the entrance gate to the Thebes.  The face of the king totally damaged by earthquakes in the past centuries. But small statues on the left and the right side of the king's body remains in good condition [one of them was Ty]. 

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address:Colossi Memnon, Thebes

Valley of Kings

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This is where you will find King Tutankhamen's grave among many others. The area is quite big, so it is no luxury to have your own means of transport (bike or car).

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Valley of Queens

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Many more beautifully decorated graves. Great works of art.

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Karnak lightshow

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The sound and light show at karnak: is an impressive presentation of visual and sound effects that brings to life the history of Karnak temple. show are given in the following languages: Arabic, English, Italian, French, German, Japanese, spanish& russian. Summer hours are daily at 8 pm, 9:15 pm, 10:30 pm and 11:45 pm.

Winter hours aredaily at 5:45 pm, 7 pm, 8:15 pm, 9:30 pm.

Entrance fee is 30 L.E ( Egyptain Pounds). web site

type:Temples
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email:info@sound_light.egypt.com
openinghours:daily at 8 pm, 9:15 pm, 10:30 pm and 11:45 pm
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