Pharaohs Hotel & Restaurant

Habu City, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Luxor (Thebes), Karnak, and Valley of the Kings

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels

183

... ancient mystique feel. The Temple of Hapu has walls covered with hieroglyphics and drawings from Egyptian history. If you don't do anything touristy, Egypt is a pretty cheap place. My lodging ranged from 25 LE ($3.60) - 100 LE (~$15, I splurged on Christmas) and if you eat street food, that's pretty cheap, consisting of koshari (macaroni, lentils, and tomato sauce), shwarmas (a baguette with chicken or beef and vegetables), pita with liver or cow brains, and Egyptian pizza ...

Temples and Tombs

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee

68

... bus because we were told that we wouldn't be allowed to take pictures inside. But I learned that pictures can always be taken if you hand the "guard" inside the tomb a little "tip." So, travel lesson: bring the camera and a little cash!

Our next stop was the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Her temple was carved into the side of the mountain and was very impressive. It is in very good condition with original heiroglyphics inside. Several years ago, ...

Luxor & the Sun Boat III

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

61

... Our bus takes us to the entrance gate where we board a tram that goes up the steep grade to the area of the tombs.

Despite the name, the Valley of the Kings also contains the tombs of powerful nobles as well as the wives and children of both nobles and pharaohs. That means only about 20 of the tombs were actually used for royal burials. Around the time of Ramses I (ca. 1301 BC) construction began in the separate Valley of the Queens. ...

Tombs & Temples But No Pyramids Here!

A travel blog entry by michellendave

29

... was made into vases, bowls and other decorative objects. They explained how fake alabaster can be distinguished from the real thing. And, best of all, they accept AMEX!! We were served a cup of tea ...

Temples and Subterranean Tombs of Luxor

A travel blog entry by michellendave

36

... of the Dead and the book of the Gates. A steep narrow stairway leads to the burial chamber. The paintings on the walls of the burial chamber are as vibrant now as if they were painted yesterday.

No pictures are allowed inside but for €10, the guard told us we could take as many as we like. We declined.

We walked down the road, past the ticket booth, and to the two Collosi (free ...

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This hotel, located on Habu City, Luxor, is near Temple of Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk.
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