Luxor – the city has one-third of all Antiquities of this world which Egyptian city of Luxor is located on the eastern shore of Niels. With a population of about 450,000, Luxor is the largest city in upper Egypt. Luxor has over one-third of all Antiquities of this world. The modern city of Luxor is a part of the ancient city of Thebes. In the years 2100 to 750 BC, it was as a centre of the ruling power in Egypt.
The temple built in honour of the god Amun in Luxor is particularly famous attractions in Luxor. The temple was built by Amenhotep III and Ramesses II. However, changes that have been made in the Graeco-Roman period. In recent months, Restaurateur has been very successful. He was to later times then used as a Christian Church. The entrance is flanked by two huge statues of Ramses the great and an obelisk. The corresponding second obelisk stands on the place de la Concorde in Paris.
Today, a small white mosque, which kept the bones of a local Saint is located next to the Luxor Temple. Formerly a 3 km-long Sphingenallee combined with the Luxor Temple Karnak Temple. Even today are well preserved remains of the RAM-headed Sphinxes. Karnak Temple larger religious complex in the world of the Karnak Temple is one of the largest religious complexes in the world. The temple complex was built for over 2000 years. Courage, the gods Amun and Khonsu were adored in the temple. The views of a single 21 m-high pillar falls upon entering the Temple through the first pylon. Earlier, 10 of these pillars were here. The large portico, which was built the great of SETI I and Ramses is very huge and impressive. Here 134 columns can be found, which form one of the greatest buildings of the history of mankind. A special event is the sound and light show at Karnak Temple. A visit to the Luxor Museum is also recommended. This is more recent finds from nearby Luxor, as well as statues in Luxor – and Karanak Temple. After Luxor or also complete packages you can get flights conveniently online or book in the travel office.