Egypt - Luxor (PDF Chapter)

Egypt - Luxor (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Luxor chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guidebook.

Luxor is often called the world’s greatest open-air museum, but that comes nowhere near de-scribing this extraordinary place. Nothing in the world compares to the scale and grandeur of the monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes.

  • wandere around the exotic stone thickets of gigantic papyrus-shaped columns in the great hypostyle hall at Karnak
  • maps
  • marvel at the stunning architecture of Luxor Temple, and return later at night to see the beautifully lit carvings on the walls
  • transport
  • be led by the gods into the afterworld, like the pharaoh, at the Valley of the Kings
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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