Luxor Top Attractions

Located on either sides of Nile, Luxor played a very important role during Ancient Egypt times. And today, it is held on such a high esteem.

The top attractions such as:

  • Valley of Kings
  • Medinet Habu
  • Tomb of Ramses VI
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Valley of Nobles
  • Valley of Queen
  • Tomb of Nobles
  • Esna

However, we can categorise them in 3 sections duly. Those are:

  1. East Bank:

The east bank of Luxor is the most happening part of the city. You will find museums and tourist hotels comfortably and easily than west bank. The most interesting sites of East Bank Luxor are:

  • Temple of Luxor
  • Temple of Karnak
  • Karnak Open Air Museum
  • Luxor Museum
  • Museum of Mummification
  1. West Bank:

The west bank of Luxor centers on its historical sites and attractions. Those sites are namely:

  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Asasif Tombs
  • Esna
  • Medinet Habu (Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III)
  • Deir el-Bahiri: Temple of Hatshepsut and Temple of Montuhotep II
  • Valley of Queens: Tomb of Nefertari and Tomb of Amunhirkhepeshef
  • Valley of the Kings: Tomb of Tutankhamun, Tomb of Thutmose III,

Tomb of Horemheb, Tomb of Horemheb and most importantly, Tomb of Ramesses VI

  • Deir el Medineh: Ptolemaic Temple and Workmens’ Village

Under Workmens’ Village, you can find Tomb of Inherka, Tomb of Senedjem and Tomb of Peshedu

  • Gurna:    Ramesseum or Mortuary Temple of Ramesses II,

Mortuary Temple of Merneptah and Tombs of Nobles

  • Dra Abu el-Naga: Mortuary Temple of Seti I and Carter’s House
  1. Western Valley:

This valley is partially opened to public partially. Most sought after sites are:

  • Tomb of Amenhotep III
  • Tomb of Ay

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