Luxor, the former Thebes ,,The city of a hundred Gate’s” is the world’s greatest open air museum. The modern city is now the capital of Luxor governorate.
Many points of interest are located on the west bank of the nile, the site where the ancient city, and dynastic capital of Thebes stood.
Walk across Sphinx Avenue, which connects the two main temples – Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
The Karnak Temple takes you back to that time and shows you the great skills of the architects and master builders of the time. Admire the two obelisks and a larger than life scarab. Walk around him seven times and he brings you luck … Insh Allah!
The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut honours the only women to have reigned over Egypt as Pharaoh.
Explore the Valley of the Kings and/or queens. Your tour guide will explain the huge history.