LUXOR

Luxor is the best known and most visited tourist center in Egypt, offering spectacular places of historical and architectural interest such as the famous Valley of the Kings, the temples of Luxor and Karnak, built by the ancient Egyptians, several museums, enormous temples with intricate statues, obelisques and columns dedicated to Gods and Pharaohs of the ancient empire. It is also a good starting point for visiting other parts of the south of Egypt or for taking cruises along the Nile.

 

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Luxor Temple
  • Karnak Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Valley of the Queens
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Al-Uqsu Bazaar

General Information

Altitude: 2 masl Surface Area: 416 km² Time Zone: UTC +2 Language: Egyptian Currency: Egyptian Pound Voltage: 220 V

How to get there

Luxor International Airport, located 6 km to the east of the city, is the main gateway by air and offers connections to different parts of the world.

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