Amon Hotel Luxor

Al-Bairat, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Egypt part 4: luxor

A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 21, 2014

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... hustlers outside the station, which was nice. In general, I agree with my fathers opinion that luxor is a more organized, less crowded version of Cairo, with just as many sights. Soon after arriving to luxor, I found myself on the main road shouting out "Karnak" at passing minibuses like a headless chicken. The Karnak temple is a massive temple site which grew to its current size after roughly 30 Pharaohs each made additions to it. The actual complex ...

Valley of the Kings

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 15, 2013

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... destroyed and her image and name to be erased throughout it. So all around the carved walls, there were cartouches (how the kings and gods names are written) that were scratched out, and entire images removed as well. But you could still tell it was her temple, because they couldn't remove it all, or they would be removing the parts that referred to Gods, and that wasn't allowed. After wandering through there, past the huge sculptures of Hatshepsut (which wasn't really her ...

The World is Our Dollar Store

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee on Oct 06, 2013

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... dropping our luggage at the hotel, we headed for the temple at Karnak. This place was so far beyond expectation. Karnak is an ancient temple that was in use from about 2000-400 BC. The temple complex is huge. I believe our guide said it covers about 61 acres. The temple begins with a moat that the Nile once filled until its course shifted. From the water the temple rises to the entrance gate flanked by giant statues. Passing through the gate, you enter ...

Tomb raiding.

A travel blog entry by muzbec on Mar 25, 2013

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... sites. The Valley of the Kings, The Valley of the Queens and Karnak.

So we arrive around midday a little weary on what was a cold night on the felucca and a longish early bus ride. Entering the city from the south, it spreads along the Corniche with connections to both sides by ferry. Beautifully adorned horse and cart clip-clop around the town taking the few tourists along the Nile, to the Souk the city temples and the like. They all hola out for our ...

Tombs & Temples But No Pyramids Here!

A travel blog entry by michellendave on Mar 17, 2013

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... and boarded a modern shuttle bus which took us to the rest area near the entrances of the tombs.

A cavernous man-made incline corridor led us deeply into the mountain. A sparse smattering ...

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This hotel, located on Al-Bairat, Luxor, is near Temple of Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk.
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