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Why is Luxor the best place to spend a vacation?

August 10, 2021by Egypt Eye Tour0

Luxor has a glorious history in ancient Pharaonic culture. It is an Egyptian city located in Upper Egypt, it is known as the home of intact ancient Egyptian temples Which date back almost 4000years ago. Luxor has one-third of the world’s ancient monuments, it is the “Egyptian Paradise” as a lot of people like to call Aswan by using this phrase. I encourage you all to visit Luxor, So you may ask ” What makes Luxor a good place to spend a vacation?! . Well .. let me tell you five reasons to encourage you to visit Luxor.

louxor
louxor

1-Luxor Wonderful Weather. What makes this city special is its weather especially during the winter. You have a chance to enjoy the warm Egyptian winter sun if you like you can go on a sailing trip through the Nile.

2-Luxor Wonders and History. If you are interested in history or not, you will find yourself in an amazing location in front of temples and monuments whose secrets are still unknown. You will enjoy watching the Pharos on temples that were written thousands of years ago.

3-Luxor Flying Hot Air Balloon trips. If you aren’t keen on history, you can enjoy a morning ride in a flying hot air balloon. It’s an amazing trip that allows you to see the sunrise and also see the awesome temples from the sky.

4-Family Friendly. There are a lot of places that aren’t suitable for old people or family unions, but visiting Luxor didn’t require physical activity. 5-The helpful and friendly people of Luxor are easy to deal with and very helpful.

5-Luxor Affordable Excursions. One of the most important elements is that Luxor excursions are affordable, you don’t need to pay a big budget. The price varies depending on the excursion program you choose. But even if you choose any program you will find it affordable. Now I will give you a list that contains the most popular places you should visit in Luxor:

most popular places you should visit in Luxor:

1-El Karnak temple, Karnak is one of Luxor’s most famous temples which is located in the northern part of Luxor. The temple contains more than 11 temples inside, built over 4,500 years ago, which were built for the worship of “Amon”.The temple contains a vast courtyard with many statues representing the goddess “Semakhet”, and And El Akbash road which connecting Karnak Temple to Luxor Temple, and another tomb.

krank
krank

2-Luxor temple, the temple of Luxor is located in the eastern part of the Nile, and it is considered one of the most popular temples on the eastern bank, It was built in 14000 BC by order of King Amunhotep III. King Ramses II built the two obelisks and an open courtyard, and King Tutankhamun completed the inscriptions on the temple walls. An amazing chance to explore the wonderful time in Egypt.

 

Luxor temple
Luxor temple

3- Al Dear Al Bahari temple, Built by Queen Hatshepsut for religious services, this temple is one of the most important funerary temples, The temple is located in an area surrounded by mountains and behind the Temple of Valley of the Kings. Forty mummies were found inside and also a lot of tombs. There are 3 temples there, the first one building, Mentuhotep II Temple, which he ordered to be built near his tomb, and he also ordered that tombs be built for his wives. The second one is built for Queen Hatshepsut which is known for its unique architecture which attracts a lot of tourists all around the world

Al Dear Al Bahari temple
Al Dear Al Bahari temple

4-the valley of kings, The valley is located to the west of the Nile River and divided into the east and west valleys It was built to be tombs for the pharaohs and nobles In the New Kingdom era, the valley of the Kings has 64 of the Kings most important tombsTutankhamun’s tomb, discovered in 1922, contained treasures and gold, parts of which were not stolen, because they were hidden beneath the princesses’ tombs so that they were not looted.

the valley of kings
the valley of kings

5- The valley of Queens, This valley was built to bury queens and sons of the pharaohs, princes, princesses, and nobles of the eighth, nineteenth, and twentieth dynasties. The valley is located on the west bank of the Nile River near the Valley of the Kings, one of the most important reasons for choosing construction in this region this valley is famous for its amazing tombs, Queen Nefertari tombs are known as One of the most famous tombs, the eldest wife of Ramses II, decorations in a dramatic manner when the tomb was discovered in 1904 and made available to the public in the early 1990s.

The valley of Queens
The valley of Queens

7- the international park of Luxor, The International Park in the Asia region in the south of Luxor Governorate, which consists of a group of islands in the central Nile. It was built by an Italian company in 1990. The park is divided into several sections, including the circular garden full of trees, and another garden where tourists can be seen to the new barges that are very close to the park, allowing them to enjoy seeing the arches and producing and generating electricity from the turbines in the barges. It also has restaurants, cafeterias, and a tourist marina.

the international park of Luxor
the international park of Luxor

8-hot air balloon tours, Luxor is famous for its unique hot air balloon trips where you can go on to discover the sunrise and also sunset between the temples and tombs, an amazing chance to explore nature and human-made beauty.

hot air balloon tours
hot air balloon tours

9-The embalming museum, this museum located on the Nile cornish, The museum presents the secrets of the ancient Egyptian embalming and also shows the materials which are used in the embalming process. The museum is full of many exhibits, such as images of ancient gods, mummies of cats, fish, and crocodiles, and objects placed next to the dead in tombs to assist him in his other life. There’s also the mummy of “masaharty”, the only human mummy in this museum, as well as the sarcophagus of the god Buddy Amon. A lot of tourists like to come here to explore Egyptian’s great art, which no one till now finds its secrets.

nile louxor
nile louxor

10-Habu City, this city was built by order of King Ramesses III to worship Amon, perform religious rites, offer offerings, and perform funerary rites, this city was built in 3200 B. And still maintains its walls as it has been recently built. There is one of Luxor’s greatest temples, the Hapu Temple, was built for the worship of monks and contains many inscriptions and drawings that demonstrate the beauty and splendor of ancient Egyptian creativity.

Habu City
Habu City

11-The temple of ” Rameseum”, was built by King Ramses II, the temple is located on the western mainland and is the most famous mortuary temple in Luxor. It contains huge statues of Ramses II. Inscriptions of battle, such as the Battle of Kadesh, show how the war was planned and why it was successful. A lot of tourists come to visit this temple every year to explore its wonderful scenes.

The temple of Rameseum
The temple of Rameseum

12- Banana island, regarded as the best place to travel, contains a lot of fruit trees and palm trees. You can go on a Nile trip to reach it, and enjoy watching the pure water of the Nile. The city is 15 meters away from Luxor.

Banana island
Banana island

13- Couch rides,There are about 350 coaches in the city of Luxor, where it is considered a very interesting picnic by holding a tourist tour in the city while you are inside the vehicle and its prices range from 10 to 50 pounds ,depending on the season in which you are there.

Couch rides
Couch rides

14-City convent, located between the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, a building consisting of Pharaonic homes and tombs built by the Kings for workers who are credited with highlighting the beauty of Luxor and contributing to the beauty of it.

City convent
City convent

Luxor alone serves as a Treasury that contains most of the relics of Pharaonic in Egypt, which make up two-thirds of the world’s relics, surrounded by the enchanting and fresh Nile River, to tell legends and tales that we will learn about in detail during this amazing tour in Luxor.

 

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