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Interesting Cities Luxor
Luxor contains some of the biggest and best preserved temples and monuments of ancient civilization dating back to seven thousand years ago. Impressed by its magnificent edifices and huge buildings, the Arabs changed its name from former "Thebes" to "Luxor" which means "City of Palaces". Luxor owes its fame as "the world's greatest open-air museum" to the temples, monuments, pillars, and relics spread almost everywhere in this "eternal city". Lying on the two Banks of the Nile, Luxor offers its wonderful sites to the joy of the tourist making a journey soaring in a balloon above the temples on the east and west banks.

On the East bank of the Nile, great monuments and temples shine in the sunrise. In the "City of the Living" as it is commonly called, you can visit the Luxor , the Karnak Temples, vast complex of temples, chapels and other buildings of various dates with its avenue of the rams. An avenue bordered by sphinxes linked Karnak with the Luxor Temple.The story of these magnificent Karnak temples is presented in an exquisite musical sound and light show in Arabic, English, French German, and Spanish. Besides, you can visit the Luxor museum and the Mummification museum.

On the West bank of the Nile, the sunset throws its shadows through the commonly called "City of the Dead". The most important monuments to visit are the Colossi of Memnon, Med net Habu temple, a complex built by Ramses II in the form of a fortified town including a temple, a place, and several chapels with scenes and reliefs depicted on the walls, the Ramesseum, King Ramses II's mortuary temple, and Queen Hatshepsut's Temple - El-Deir El-Bahari,

Tombs of the Valley of the kings: King Tut Ankh Amon's Tomb, the most famous, and other interesting and well-preserved tombs such as Seti I, Ramses III, and Ramses II. Tombs of the Valley of the Queens: Queen Nefertari's Tomb, wife of Ramses II, is the most renowned and exhibits restored vivid murals and inscriptions. Tombs of the Nobles: The most important are the tombs of Nakht, Menena, Ra, Ramuza, and Senefru.

Tombs of Deir el-Medina: The most important is the tomb of Sen Negem.

Temple of Dendera: On the West Bank of Qena, 60 km north of Luxor, it is one of the Greco-Roman temples for the worship of goddess Hathor. Temple of Esna:South of Luxor, constructed for the worship of god Khnum, the god of creation, a Greco- Roman temple constructed by King Ptolemy VI.

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