Friday, 18 April 2014

Luxor::Ancient City in Egypt-Part 3 (Last)

Sights of modern-day Luxor

East bank
  • Luxor Temple
  • Luxor International Airport
  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Museum
  • Mummification Museum
  • Winter Palace Hotel

 A panoramic view of the great hypostyle hall in the Precinct of Amun Re
West bank
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Valley of the Queens
  • Medinet Habu (memorial temple of Ramesses III)
  • The Ramesseum (memorial temple of Ramesses II)
  • Deir el-Medina (workers' village)
  • Tombs of the Nobles
  • Deir el-Bahri (Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, etc.)
  • Malkata (palace of Amenophis III)
  • Colossi of Memnon (memorial temple of Amenophis III)


 Closeup of illuminated red granite obelisk

 Sitting Ramesses II Colossus inside Luxor Temple by night

 Islamic mosque over pharaonic temple

 The red granite obelisk

 Sitting Ramesses II Colossus inside Luxor Temple

 Roman mural in an inner chambe

 A well preserved sphinx

 Wall inscription

 Luxor Temple and Abu el-Haggag mosque

 The Abu el-Haggag mosque inside of the temple

 Interior of Abu el-Haggag mosque

 Hundreds of sphinxes once lined the road to nearby Karnak

 Closeup of the same Colossus

 The east side of the peristyle court of Amenhotep III

 Mosque in Mansheya Street

 The New Corniche in Luxor

 Station Street in Luxor

 Northwestern part

 Central corridor and four colossi by night

 A panoramic view of the interior of the Luxor temple, just inside the entrance. The Abu Haggag Mosque, built over the ruins, is on the left.

 Hot-air ballooning over the west bank

 Amenhotep's colonnade from the peristyle court

 The massive First Pylon

 Luxor Temple, from the east bank of the Nile

 Panoramic view of Luxor

Amenhotep's colonnade from the peristyle court


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