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Luxor Temple

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The enormous Luxor Temple was one of the great constructions of the New Kingdom (dating from the 14th century BC) dedicated to the god Amun. It was known as the “Southern Sanctuary” and was the site of ceremonies aimed at encouraging the life-giving Nile floods.

Once through the processional Avenue of Sphinxes you come to the First Pylon, which announces the phenomenal scale of the stonework here: statues, columns and obelisks all compete with each other in a race to the sky.

Ensuing civilizations have also left their marks: there’s a shrine erected by Alexander the Great, Roman wall frescoes as well as a 14th century AD mosque, ensuring this remains a place of worship in the present day.

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Privé-excursie: Oostelijke Nijloever in Luxor, Tempels van Karnak en Luxor

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Verken tijdens deze halfdaagse privérondleiding de Oostelijke Nijloever in Luxor in het gezelschap van een deskundig egyptoloog. Uw eigen gids neemt u ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Luxor, Egypte
  • Duur: 3 uur
  • Taal: Engels
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