Pharaohs Hotel & Restaurant

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

Aswan, luxor & the nile

A travel blog entry by amandane

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... the whole area was immersed. It was here that Agatha Christie, the famous crime writer, got her inspiration for her book, "Death on the Nile." This shone a global light on the subject and soon the project of relocating the temple to higher ground was commenced. The immense engineering feat of surrounding the whole temple with a dam 812m long, pumping the area dry, cutting the temple in to 40,000 pieces, marking them with small silver coins to ensure they were put back together in ...

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

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels

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... and people pestering you to buy stuff (mostly a celeche or felucca ride). But all in all, still not as bad as India or Morocco. Though, while going to the bookstore in the central plaza, a man carrying (live) chickens tried selling me some. Buddy, what am I gonna do with a chicken? I understand if I was in a village, but this is a city. And, being the Middle East, you get asked plenty if you want to be hashish. And everyone "works at your hotel." But other than that, Luxor was a ...

Temples and Tombs

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee

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... 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, ...

Day 50 Luxor, Egypt

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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This was our first experience in the country of Egypt. Our tour today was to see the Temples of Karnack and Luxor. The sun was shining and it was going to be a hot one of 104 degrees.


Our first impression was the Port of Safaga where our shipped was docked. It was a bit run down and we noticed that buildings were not complete. We had a three hour drive to Luxor through the desert. At first the mountains were very large ...

Luxor & the Sun Boat III

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... for the deceased nobility.

Finally, we wearily climb aboard the bus for the short trip to the Colossi of Memnon to see two enormous seated statues of Amenhotep III. At this point in our very long day, many of the Sun Flowers were close to catatonically exhausted. If memory serves me correctly, only Angela and Rada had sufficient energy to leave the bus and snap a quick picture of the Colossi.

Our crew welcomes us back to the Sun Boat ...

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