Nur el-Gurna Hotel

Address: Gurna, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Gurna, Luxor, is near Abu Simbel, Temple of Hathor at Dendera, Lake Nasser, and Monastery of St. Simeon.
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      Travel Blogs from Luxor

      Luxor, Egypt

      A travel blog entry by that_crazy_one on Nov 06, 2014

      ... valley of the Nobles and the Valley of the Artisans which were (In my opinion) better than the valley of the Kings. The art work in these tombs is amazing! We then went to a small Limestone workshop with some beautiful handmade pieces, once again I couldn't help myself. Lunch today was at a fabulous restaurant called Moon Valley. High up, overlooking the Nile valley and all the green land as it abruptly cuts off and gives way to the desert, the mountain and Hatshepsuts ...

      Tomb raiding.

      A travel blog entry by muzbec on Mar 25, 2013

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      ... the Gates of the Kings and the Palace of Truth but now known as The Valley of the Kings. This is where the pharaohs tombs lay, the resting place for transference to the after life which was considered a far more important destination then the current world. Over 60 tombs have been excavated where they have been cut out of the barren Al-Qurn mountain.

      We travel here early in the morning through the dusty mountains to the entrance of the valley where two ...

      East Bank Day – Karnak and Luxor Bazaar

      A travel blog entry by michellendave on Mar 15, 2013

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      ... to us. "Karnak?" we asked. The driver motioned for us to jump in. We were happy to get all the way to Karnak, three kilometers north, without having to change. The ride costs 1 Le (14 cents) each.

      We declined the offer of a private guide who approached us at the ticket window. He was persistent but polite. He let us go as we walked off toward the temple entrance. We usually turn down guides because few know how to make ...

      Temples and Subterranean Tombs of Luxor

      A travel blog entry by michellendave on Mar 14, 2013

      36 photos

      ... showing us around and explaining their work. They insisted they “just clean” and nothing else.

      Workers who lived in the village of Deir el-Medina used their free time to prepare their own tombs and those of their families. 53 tombs date to the 13th and 12th centuries BC.


      Tomb of Inherka

      From the delightfully accessible temple, we walked a few hundred meters ...

      Day 7: seeing colour

      A travel blog entry by sheree.wills.3 on Jan 21, 2013

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      ... bee of Lower Egypt, the frog witch looked like a long turtle dinosaur. On the right side as you enter there are pictures of what happens if you fail the weighing of the heart, decapitations, enslavement and people bound and hanging upside down. On the roof there were many repeats of a kneeling man with stars above his head; he is the god of the moon. The Valley of the Kings was so beautiful and it was lovely to see colour and clearly carved high and low reliefs after ...