Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Luxor:

1. Karnak

4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Luxor

Karnak is an ancient temple site and was also the main religious centre of the New Kingdom. It was built for the local God, Amun.

2. Mummification Museum

4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Luxor

If you have ever been intrigued by the process of embalming and mummification that the Egyptians were masters, at visit the Mummification Museum in downtown Luxor.

3. Temple of Hatshepsut

4.2 /5

7 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Luxor

History and architecture lovers must absolutely visit this temple, built under a majestic cluster of cliffs.

4. Memnon Colossi

3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Luxor

The two large statues known as the Memnon Colossi that used to guard the temple of Amenhotep III are a must visit, merely for their sheer size and their ancient history or roots.

5. Valley of the Kings

3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Luxor

The Valley of the Kings lies along the banks of River Nile. It essentially contains all of 63 tombs, including those of the greatest ancient pharaohs like Hatshepsut and Thutmose I.

FAQs on Luxor

How can I commute within Luxor?

Getting around Luxor is a real breeze. Several people walk around the city on foot. However, many more rent bicycles and/or motorbikes. You can rent bikes from shops. However, check with your hotel before doing so, as they may rent bikes themselves. Motorbikes can be rented out at LE 50 or so per hour. However, if you have good bargaining skills, you can hire one for an even lower cost. There are also taxis in Luxor. However, note that they arenêt metered and a firm price has to be set beforehand. You can also hop into one of the many minibuses. Boats can be taken to travel from the West Bank to the East Bank and vice versa. Alternately, you could even opt for a caleche, which is a horse-drawn carriage, to take you around, for about LE 20 or less, an hour.
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What are the top hotels in Luxor?

There are 241 Hotels in Luxor which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Luxor are Kareem Hotel Luxor, Habu Dome Villla, Fayrouz Apartmernts, Amon Apartments, Hagag Appartement et ses terrasses, Horus Apartments Luxor. You can see all the hotels in Luxor here
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