Flights to Luxor: that’s why!
• The cradle of cultural tourism in Egypt
• Packed with historical sites
• Home of Hatshepsut, the one of the few female pharaohs in history
• Strolling through the charming town of Aswan
• On the banks of the River Nile
Tips for your stay in Luxor
Flights to Luxor: our top tenLuxor is packed with historical gems, so where do you start? We give you our top ten!
The Karnak Temple Complex is the second largest ancient religious site in the world and was built over a period of 2000 years, including adjustments by almost all Egyptian pharaohs. Be sure to follow the Avenue of Sphinxes which leads to the temple of Luxor.
2. The Valley of the Kings and Queens
Sixty two tombs have already been discovered in the Valley of the Kings, beautifully decorated with colourful images of the pharaoh’s journey into the afterlife. Make sure you visit the wonderful tomb of Nefertari in the Valley of the Queens.
3. The temple of Luxor
The walls of the fascinating temple of Luxor are decorated with stone carvings portraying rituals which are thousands of years old. Book your flights to Luxor now and discover everything about the life of the Ancient Egyptians.
4. Luxor Museum
Jewellery, furniture, sculptures, pottery, objects from the temples, etc. A spectacular collection, but I bet you will be even more amazed by the mummies of the two pharaohs Ahmose I and Ramesses I!
5. Tutankhamun’s tomb
The tomb of Tutankhamun, who ascended to the throne at the age of nine and died only ten years later, was discovered virtually intact in 1922.A must-visit when you have booked your flights to Luxor!
6. The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
The temple is not only unique because Hatshepsut was one of the few female pharaohs, but also because of its architecture: it is an abstract construction employing several layered terraces which blend amazingly well into the mountainous landscape.
7. Medinet Habu
Need more reasons to book your flights to Luxor? The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu is one of the best preserved structures of Ancient Egypt. Discover the stories and carvings about battles yourself and be amazed by the centuries-old statues.
8. The Colossi of Memnon
These two massive statues once stood guard at the entrance to pharaoh Amenhotep III’s sandstone mortuary temple which was destroyed by the annual flooding of the Nile. The statues were carved from a single block of stone of 18 metres tall. Quite impressive!
9. Aswan: the Abu Simbel temples
The rock temples at Abu Simbel are a fine piece of architecture which the most powerful pharaoh of Egypt, Ramesses II, used to deter his enemies. Flights to Luxor take you to this World Heritage Site in no time.
10. Aswan: the temple of Philae
The beautiful temple of Philae was dedicated to the goddess Isis. Visit the well-preserved colonnades, the different altars and the unfinished obelisk and enjoy an enchanting show with lights and music at night.
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