Mara House

Salah Al Din Al Ayoubi, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
Prices starting from $96.00

Travel Blogs from Luxor

Temple of Philae

A travel blog entry by chris-tom


... the Falcon God of War/Victory/Sky. This temple had stories recorded on the walls of ancient medicine taking place in this temple and old graffiti dating back to the ancient times showed someone had written a note to his wife in a stone that if he didn't make it back she was to settle his bill.

Upon our return to the cruise ship we all bought some traditional Egyptian costumes and had lots of fun and games at dinner. ...

Day 19

A travel blog entry by ashleydombrow


... 62 people (mostly tourists) by Islamic extremists.

Afterwards we had a guided tour of the Medinet Habu and Colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statures of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Medinet Habu is the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III. We spent the majority of our time at the Medinet Habu, which was very impressive in size and importance. It is best known as the source of ...

More Temples

A travel blog entry by mjt4662


... from the front desk, they sent us to the "banker" just 5 feet from them. The banker said he could not change bills and recommended we go the ATM. The ATM puts out large bills. Really need to carry more small bills to have enough for tip for luggage and drivers, etc. We then headed to the Luxor Airport for our flight to Cairo. This is a very nice (almost empty) airport. We get checked in ...

Goodbye felucca, hello Luxor

A travel blog entry by prgeeves

... we looked cool holding snakes. After the crocodile temple we were bussed of to Edfu to se the temple there. Here we saw carvings depicting Egyptian women giving birth. Momo said that if a girl wanted to get pregnant, she would come to the temple and touch the carving and she would be fertile. There were also carvings of medical instruments which were easily recognizable from today's selection. An advanced ...

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This hotel, located on Salah Al Din Al Ayoubi, Luxor, is near Luxor Temple, Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Temple of Medinat Habu, and Colossi of Memnon.
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