visiting the city of Luxor in Egypt 18/04/2019




Luxor City

 

Luxor City Mother of Civilizations

The city of Luxor Luxor is one of the oldest Egyptian cities. It was considered the main capital of Egypt in ancient times. It was named after the large number of temples and palaces. It is situated on the banks of the Nile River, which divided it into two parts: The city of Cairo is about 670 km. It is considered one of the most attractive tourist areas in Egypt with the purpose of identifying its Pharaonic civilization and its winter season. It covers an area of approximately 2960 km². It is bordered to the east by the Dead Sea Governorate. Safaga Port, with an international airport

Luxor city or the city of civilizations The city of Luxor was named the mother of civilizations because of the beautiful and many monuments in it. This is why it was called the storehouse of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the names of the city of Luxor. Good City. Sun City. City of Light. Mace City. Those are the  most famous monuments in the city of Luxor

 

Luxor Tempel

The most prominent monuments in Luxor is the Luxor Temple and it is one of the most famous ancient Egyptian temples, built during the reign of King Amhotop III, one of the most important landmarks of the city. Among the most important features: the chamber of Alexander the Great, and the Hall of the birth of God

 

The Valley of the Kings

the Valley of the Kings is located on the west bank of the city of Luxor, a cemetery used to bury the Pharaohs, nobles, and pharaohs buried in this valley: Tutankhamun and Ramses III.

 

Deir al-Bahari

Deir al-Bahari is located on the west bank of the Nile River, built during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut, named after her name, but changed this name and  was called the monastery of the sea, and it includes a number of temples, tombs that belong to the Pharaohs, and consists of three ascending stands.

 

Karnak Temple

Karnak means fortified city, or fortress, and Karnak temple is a set of temples that was established thousands of years ago on an area of two hundred acres, which includes statues representing the god Amun, his wife, and son.

 

Other Monuments in Luxor

  • The holy lake is located outside the main square; it has a large statue from the reign of King Amenhotep III, and was used for cooking.
  • Temple of the City Monastery. Temples commemorate the anniversary.
  • The Ramsium Temple, built by King Ramses II, is located on the west bank of the Nile. Representative.
  • The tombs of the Valley of the Queens, which contain the tomb of Queen Nefertari, are located in the western part of the city.
  • The Temple of Esna.
  • The Monastery of Margarets in Rizeigat
  • The Temple of Habu, one of the most beautiful temples in the city of Luxor.