Luxor

Luxor

The city of Luxor, the greatest historical city in the world, containing only the Aktar from the effects of third
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Luxor is the cradle of civilization, a city of history and civilization rooted in the depths of history bear witness to the greatness of the Egyptian man who Sama Baalomp and arts of the past seven thousand years, which is an open university for human history in the days through the various pre-history to the modern era

Luxor is located within the territory of South-level between latitudes 25-36 north, east and away -32-33:
• Distance of 670 km south of Cairo
• Distance of 220 km north of Aswan

About 280 km southwest of Hurghada

It consists of two parts Alavsr city land east and the west, separated by the Nile River and was called to the mainland city of the eastern neighborhoods of the Pharaonic period, where religious temples and palaces of kings and common people and was called the west bank city of the dead where Almfaber and funerary temples

The most important archeological sites in Luxor

Inland areas east


The Temple of Luxor
Established this temple King "Amenhotep III (1397 1360 BC). Has set before him the King," Thutmose III "(1490 1436 BC). Shrines for visitors to the Theban sacred as the king" Tutankhamun "(13481337 BC). Complete walls and inscriptions added by King Ramses II (12901223 BC). forecourt and Almslten edifice and one of them, which have migrated and settled in the field of "Concorde" in Paris

The Temple of Karnak
They called it (the most beautiful and the greatest houses of the god Amun) and the temple is located about three kilometers north of the site is linked to the city of Luxor Temple of Luxor by Kabash was built this temple to worship the god Amun, the Lord began to have good built in the Third Dynasty (27802680 BC). And then the state that the Central came the kings of the modern state (1570 1320 BC). Vsahmua fair share in his building that we see today, and is worth mentioning that the temples are built on 63 acres,

Sound and light show
This presentation tells the light and sound, accompanied by a soundtrack in a very creative, stories history of good and great kings biography who ruled Egypt and dominated the world at the time that the Luxor was the capital of Egypt as a whole and stable to lie to kings, also attracts attention to incidents that Troy in the multitude of temples and structures The halls of columns, statues, display is in seven languages, namely, (Arabic English French German Italian Japanese Spanish) and a Time and a half hours

Regions of the west
Valley of the Kings
Is obtuse among the mountains of Qurna chosen by the kings of Tiba to be stable for Momciawathm, was King ", Tuthmosis I," one of the kings of the family 18, is the first king who was buried in this place, and then followed by the kings of families 18 and 19 and 20, the most famous graves the tomb of King "Tut Tutankhamun "(1348 1337 BC). that was discovered in 1922 is complete without playing in the hands of thieves, grave, and put all their treasures and lined the second floor of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
Graveyard "Amenhotep II" graveyard "Thutmose III," 1490 -1336 BC. M
Cemetery "City I" 1303 1337 BC. M
Tomb of Ramses VI, "1150 1145 BC. M
Graveyard "Ramses IX" 1137 1118 BC. M
Graveyard "Horemheb" 1334 1304 BC. M


It is worth mentioning that there are number of 62 Valley of the Kings tomb open to visit, as is the Valley of the Kings is the first archaeological area in any program to visit the monuments of the city of Luxor

The Valley of the Queens
Of the most famous royal tombs in this place:
Cemetery Queen "Nefertari" the wife of King Ramses II
Cemetery Prince "the security of a free Bhv" son of Ramses II

The Temple of Deir El-Bahari
A funerary temple of Queen venerable "Hatshepsut" (1490 1469 BC). The greatest and most famous queen of Egypt, has risen throne of Egypt after the death of her brother and her husband, "Tuthmosis II," and this temple is unique in its design architecture, was designed by her architect "die," she loved , raising it from a public square the people to the outskirts of the Royal Palace,
It is worth mentioning that the Queen is the first to sign a trade protocol in history, between Egypt and Puntland, Somalia is currently

Ramesseum Temple
Built by the King, "Ramses II" of the kings of the family 19 and recorded on the walls
Battle of Kadesh, and different religious views is a relationship King gods and goddesses

Temple of Medinet Habu
Built by the King, "Ramses III," the kings of Dynasty 20 and record on the walls and Sroha scenes of wars with the peoples of the Mediterranean and religious scenes and the other representing sports and the third is hunting 000, etc. It is worth noting the King's Palace of Ramses III and the remains of the funerary temple is up to the family of 18 and another up to the family of 25 It takes all of this group a high brick wall

A statue of Memnon
Are all that remains of the funerary temple of Pharaoh "Amenhotep III," one of them high 19.20 meters was set up by the entrance of the temple Itsdra who collapsed and ceased its features, and stayed two statues to remain a witness to the greatness of that temple. And the power of built

Luxor Museum
This museum was set up in 1975 a regional museum, which displays some of the region to be discovered during the excavation and archaeological excavations
He built this museum unique architectural style
Also follow the latest methods of museum presentation, which is based on highlighting the aesthetics of the displays using patches optic


The museum is open every day to visit two one morning and an evening one, and its wing dedicated to show the effects of cache Temple of Luxor, which was unveiled in January 22, 1989

Mummification museum
Hall serves on the Nile Corniche
Contains the mummified mummies from the Pharaonic era is displayed in the museum Badia The museum contains a branch of the Library of Al-Ahram cultural in all languages

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