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Luxor-region

Here you find all the monuments in the Luxor area:

Deir el Bahri - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahri is probably the most astonishing building in Egypt. It looks are almost modern and is a proof of the willpower and determination of her figure. It was almost gone into ruins by the…
Dendera - The temple is dedicated to the goddess Hathor and the present building dates back to the Late Kingdom and was built by Nectanebo II, although there is evidence that Pepy I started to built here a temple, and also there…
Karnak - The Karnak temple in fact is built from the inside out, and we find the oldest part in the centre, the Holy of Holies, built by Thutmoses 1. There are older parts, but just foundations have been found, the buildings…
Luxor Museum - A visit to the Luxor Museum As an extension of the Cairo Museum, this small but magnificent museum exhibits the very fine finds from the Luxor vicinity.
Luxor temple - The main part of the temple is built by Amonhotep 3 and Ramses 2. Because this building is on the direct N-S angle, taking pictures is rather difficult. One has to go to the temple on 2 different moments. Mornings…
Medinet Habu - This is the funeral temple of Ramses 3 and in fact the last temple from the old or traditional temple. Many walls and collumns still bear the original colors and 2/3 of the temple is still in good condition. Only…
Mummification Museum Luxor - Along the bank of the Nile, just a few yards away from the Luxor temple, there is a small museum of Dr Ragab. It has a small collection of artifacts and information about the mummification process. It takes no more than an…
Ptolemaic temple at Deir el Medina - Next to the village of Deir el Medina there is a small Ptolemaic temple, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
Ramesseum - The Ramesseum is funerary temple of Ramses II, just built at the green zone, which marks the seasonal flooding of the Nile. Although as large as the Medinet Habu temple, its remains are less. Earthquakes and robbery of the blocks…
Temple Ramses II Abydos - The temple of Ramses II at Abydos. Finally after several years of being closed the area is now open again at the vicinity of Abydos. One does not have to travel by convoy anymore and it takes about a 2…
Temple Seti I Abydos - The temple of Seti 1 at Abydos. Finally after several years of being closed the area is now open again at the vicinity of Abydos. Still one has to travel by convoy and it takes about a 2 hours drive…
Tombs - Here you will find all the tombs, divided to there location: Kings valley, Queens valley, Deir el Medina, Gurna, Qurnet Murai, Dra abdl Nagah, Assasif, el Khokha.

 

 

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