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Luxor

Marvelous Luxor set proudly on the bank that is east of Nile, inviting site visitors to explore its ancient past that spans back several thousand years. Often described due to the fact world's greatest museum that is outdoor you'll be mesmerised by its beauty and inspired by its magnificent relics. With one of the largest sacred buildings on your doorstep - the maze-like temple of Karnak, together with impressive Valley regarding the Kings across the Nile, Luxor brings history to life in a fashion that is compelling.

In the summer time months, Luxor’s temperatures regularly settle at 40°C and often go greater. That said, it is dry heat, so it never truly gets gluey and humid. If you want things easily warm, come between March and May, where temperatures hover around the mark that is 22°C.


Around an hour’s journey north of Luxor is Dendera, where you’ll find the Temple of Hathor. This temple that is brilliantly-preserved a wall relief of Cleopatra and her son, Caesarion, fathered by Julius Caesar. If you’re feeling adventurous, you will get here by taking Egypt’s charming rail network. Get off at Qena and hail a taxi.

The town of Luxor still lives in the shadows of this mighty pharaohs who ruled here 3 millennia ago on the eastern bank of the River Nile. To their rear they left monuments whose mystery and grandeur is still unsurpassed. These days, the city that is thriving which fans outwards through the Nile, houses 100,000 residents and is full of colonial buildings, magnificent resorts, and colourful bazaars.

The websites that are ancient Luxor are up there with the Pyramids at Giza. A giant complex flanked by two seated statues of Ramesses II at its entrance into the heart of the town is Luxor Temple. A collection of gargantuan temples and sphinx-lined avenues to the north is the Temple of Karnak. And across the Nile lies the Valley associated with Kings, the necropolis where pharaohs like Tutenkhamun started their journey towards immortality.
There’s more to Luxor than ancient history. You can wander through spice-scented souks, sail on a felucca that is white-sailed at sunset, just take a hot-air balloon ride using the desert plains stretching beneath you, or drink a cocktail in grand environments at the Old Winter Palace.

The Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel is located at the banks of Nile location looking out onto the main road in Luxor. In just 30 metres from the hotel you can find local restaurants and shops. Many historical attractions are close by as well. The hotel..