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Luxor Temple, Luxor

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Walk in the footsteps of ancient Egyptians at Luxor Temple, a World Heritage Site constructed some time around 1400 BCE. The large sandstone temples, granite monoliths, and giant colossi were designed to celebrate the idea of pharaohs as kings and gods, rather than any particular god or individual pharaoh. As you pass through the vast site, notice the different additions made by non-Egyptian civilizations--special highlights include Roman murals and a mosque. PutLuxor Temple into our Luxor trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Luxor Temple sits smack dab in the middle of downtown Luxor which was known in ancient time as Thebes (it’s a short walk from the boat pier). Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Ramses II were largely...  more »
  • My tour of Egypt with Memphis Tours was beyond my greatest expectations ...Luxor Temple at dusk is surreal  more »
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  • Awesome place for every one that likes the history and the Egyptian history. Full of amazing status and builds. Just make sure you bring a cap or a hat with you because the sun is not that cool I that place.
  • An exceptional ancient Egyptian gem of a temple! You live a very touching art presenting the affectionate unity of the north & south of the Pharaoh's land, parallel to their mighty force, presented in taking over their Hittite enemy prisoners... A MUST SEE...

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