Akhnaton

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

This hotel, located on Luxor, Egypt, Luxor, is near Luxor Temple, Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Temple of Medinat Habu, and Colossi of Memnon.
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Sunset of the godmen

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 04, 2015

1 comment, 20 photos

... of what it was before the revolution. Sissi, the military’s man in the presidency now, has restored order mostly, and in the usual repressive Egyptian way is now calming the country down and getting things back on track.

Perhaps the most interesting part of my time in Luxor involved living humans, not gods or mummies. To cross the Nile requires a boat, and there are plenty available for hire. You can also just take the ferry for 2 Egyptian ...

Egypt part 4: luxor

A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 21, 2014

34 photos

... larger, since 3 other parts of the complex remain closed. Like the pyramids, you can't help but ooh and ahh at the sheet size of the monuments. Then you get bored since they all kinda look the same. The main thing I noticed was the bus loads of Russian tourists swarming the site. Seems like they stay in the beach resort of sharm el shiekh (which I'm headed to next) and fly down to luxor to soak in the sights for a day before flying back to sharm. One ...

Aswan, luxor & the nile

A travel blog entry by amandane on May 30, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... decorated with the bright colours used in the ancient times. It was so beautiful! We weren't allowed to take our cameras in, unfortunately, but Dane dodged the guards and snuck a quick snap with his phone. After we were done there, we went to check out the restored temple of Queen Hatshepsut, stuffed around going to 3 different places trying to get such a large amount of Egyptian pounds out for payment and then headed back to the boat for lunch. Something wasn't sitting right ...

The World is Our Dollar Store

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee on Oct 06, 2013

83 photos

... familiar to anyone who has been through an LDS temple - living water, then gatekeepers, then a creation room, garden room, special keys and blessings posted outside the holy of holies, and then admission into God's presence. Seeing these patterns and similarities is a witness to me of the ancient and divine origin of temple practices and covenants. Our modern version of them is beautiful, and so is the ancient hieroglyphic version.

After sunset ...

Tombs & Temples But No Pyramids Here!

A travel blog entry by michellendave on Mar 17, 2013

29 photos

... 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 ...

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