Neon lights bring alive the eyes of statues, and the opaque shadow of a column falls over the dancefloor. It’s a grand sight, perhaps for all the wrong reasons: drinks are half-melted at the base of a limestone ram, a bored child picks their nail into the crevices of an already worn set of hieroglyphs, and a once grand place of worship is reduced to little more than a glorified rave site.
Located on the east bank of the Nile the Luxor Temple provides a glimpse into the history of ancient Egypt.
How to make the most of a one-day visit to Egypt’s Valley of the Kings; Aryana Azari; Matador Network
Take time for more than 3,000 years of history on display.
The following is a list of ten most impressive examples of ancient Egyptian architecture that are a must-see while visiting the Land of the Pharaohs.
In October, two wedding parties were held at two of Egypt’s most renowned ancient landmarks, the Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor and the Philae Temple in Aswan, both UNESCO world heritage sites.
Egypt’s allure is its mystery. Recently featured by several of her suppliers, Sarah wouldn’t be surprised to see tourism skyrocket soon. If you’re seeking value for the US dollar alongside an exciting blend of ancient and modern, Egypt needs to be your next destination.
Read everything you need to know about the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, including the burial site’s history, top attractions and how to visit.
Read more from source: The Valley of the Kings, Egypt: The Complete Guide
After exploring a fair bit of Cairo, Ellen Burne was pretty ready to escape the madness and head somewhere slightly more chilled out. After mulling over her options, she decided that Luxor would be an excellent choice.