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Discover Luxor in Egypt

Luxor in the region of Muḩāfaz̧at al Uqşur with its 422,407 habitants is a place located in Egypt - some 313 mi or ( 504 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Luxor

Local time in Luxor is now 06:41 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tabuk, Aqaba, Waburat Armant, Tawd, and Suhaj. When in this area, you might want to check out Tabuk . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Luxor ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Nile cruises - Nile cruise video - Kuoni Travel

3:19 min by KuoniTravel
Views: 15014 Rating: 4.75

Nile cruises are a superb option for an Egypt holiday. With many of Egypt's fascinating sites close to the banks of the Nile, a Nile cruise holiday is one the most relaxing ways to experience the hist ..

Templo de Karnak (Ipet-Sut) Luxor, Egipto

42:20 min by TerraeAntiqvae
Views: 3249 Rating: 5.00

Karnak (al-Karnak,الكرنك, "ciudad fortificada", llamada en el Antiguo Egipto Ipet Sut, "el lugar más venerado") es una pequeña población de Egipto, situada en la ribera oriental del río Nilo, junto a ..


Not on this train

0:48 min by bojlada
Views: 2735 Rating: 5.00

At Luxor train station. Trains come and go but not the one we are waiting for. This video was shot during a vacation in Egypt (16-23 february 2008). I used music from Jenny Lewis' album, " rabbit fur ..

The singing tree

2:00 min by Raihansmeyer
Views: 1713 Rating: 3.63

Some Trees in the orient a realy special. Its a house of lots of birds. And together with the sound of traffic and the people it brings this special sound. The poetry of the oriental city.Egypt at the ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was founded in 1400 BCE. Known in the Egyptian language as ipet resyt, or "the southern sanctuary. " In Luxor there are six great temples, the four on the left bank are known to travellers and readers of travels as Goornah, Deir-el-Bahri, the Ramesseum, and Medinet Habu; and the two temples on the right bank are known as the Karnak and Luxor.

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Located at 25.70 32.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 14th-century BC architecture, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Colossal statues, Egyptian temples, Former places of worship in Egypt, Luxor

Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel

The Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel, also known as the Old Winter Palace Hotel, is a historic British colonial-era 5-star luxury resort hotel located on the banks of the River Nile in Luxor, Egypt, just south of Luxor Temple, with 86 rooms and 6 suites.

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Located at 25.70 32.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Hotel buildings completed in 1907, Hotels established in 1907, Hotels in Egypt

Luxor Museum

Luxor Museum is located in the Egyptian city of Luxor. It stands on the corniche, overlooking the west bank of the River Nile, in the central part of the city. Inaugurated in 1975, the museum is housed in a small, purpose-built building.

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Located at 25.71 32.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1975, History museums in Egypt, Luxor

Mummification Museum

The Mummification Museum is dedicated to the art of Ancient Egyptian mummification.

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Located at 25.71 32.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: History museums in Egypt, Luxor

Luxor Governorate

Luxor Governorate has been one of Egypt's governorates since 7 December 2009, when Hosni Mubarak announced its separation from Qena Governorate. It is located 635 km south of Cairo. It is currently the smallest governorate in Egypt, spanning approximately 5 km from north to south, and 1.5 km from east to west, and lies in Upper Egypt along the Nile. The city of Luxor is the capital of the Luxor governorate.

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Located at 25.68 32.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2009 establishments in Egypt, Governorates of Egypt, Luxor Governorate

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Luxor