Egypt - Luxor (PDF Chapter)
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
- marvel at the stunning architecture of Luxor Temple, and return later at night to see the beautifully lit carvings on the walls
- be led by the gods into the afterworld, like the pharaoh, at the Valley of the Kings
- restaurants & accommodation
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