Travel Blogs from Luxor
Jimkbarton stayed here on Mar 26, 2010 during their trip titled: Egypt 2010.
Yes, I did...
I arrived in Aswan and - as it was hot - I found out, that I have left home for two and a half weeks to join that great adventure trip of my friends Marvin & Nicole (Cape-to-Cairo and futher to Germany!).
* change horrible hotel
* better one has roof-top pool
* friends arrived fron Sudan
* souq is …
Tuesday 13 August 2002 The bus pulled into the Luxor station about 7 AM. Parted with Amanda and Greg and surprisingly did not bump into them again. The Horus Hotel was a short walk from the bus station. Checked the room and rates and badly in need of some sleep, I checked in and stayed there till Friday. Met Karin lady from Germany who had local …
... br> Next is a visit to Karnak in the late afternoon. This site is a vast complex of extraordinary temples, pylons, obelisks and sanctuaries. The Lonely Planet referees to it as one of the most incredible sites in the country, so we decide we better check it out. And the site is fairly impressive which showcases the power and prestige of the pharaohs at over 2 square kms in size. The temples were considered the most important site in all of Egypt where ceremonies were held ...
... Thebes was the city of the god Amon. It was the capital of Egypt during the Middle and the New Kingdoms. With the temples and palaces at Karnak and Luxor, and the necropolises of the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, Thebes is a striking testimony to Egyptian civilization at its height.
We begin our tour at the Temple of Karnak on the East Bank of the Nile. Karnak is huge (50,000 sq. ft.) and dates to 1200 BC. This temple ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHorus Hotel Luxor
I would advise not to stay here especially if you are to get up early for the trip to Abu Simbel in the morning. There is a nightclub on the top floor that is open all night and into the morning. It is very loud. I stay in hostels all the time so I am used to the odd noise now and again but this was just too much. On the good side was the price and you get a room with your own bathroom.
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