The journey from Safaga Port to Luxor offers you an exceptional opportunity to explore tourist attractions. Visitors can enjoy the trip from Safaga Port to Luxor to visit the charming city.
Luxor is a city Located in the upper of Egypt on the site of the city of Thebes the ancient Egyptian. Luxor is characterized by the fact that it has the largest open-air museum in the world. It is also known as one of the most important tourist and archaeological cities in the world. you can have a quick day tour from Safaga port to there.
Luxor was the ancient city of Thebes, the capital of Upper Egypt during the era of the New Kingdom, and it was the glorious city of Amun, who later became the god Amun Ra, and the city was known in ancient Egyptian texts as the city of the scepter, and in a later period the Greeks called it Thebes, then the Romans called it Thebes. The city of Thebes was known as the City of a Hundred Gates, and sometimes south of Heliopolis, to distinguish it from the city of Heliopolis, which was the main center for the worship of the god Ra in the north.
The tour guide will pick you up from the Safaga port and take you to see :
The first place, Luxor Temple not like most of the other temples in ancient Egyptian, is not located in an east-west axis but is directed towards Karnak Temple. That was the result of being the main venue for one of the most important of ancient Egyptian religious celebrations, when the cult images of Amun, his wife Mut, and their son, the lunar god Khonsu, were taken from their temples in Karnak and transferred in a grand procession to their so they could be able to connect with the god that resides there, Amenemopet. This was the Opet Festival's reason and meaning.
The Second place will be Haward Carter House, the house of the great scientist. On November 4, 1922, Carter found the first sign of what proved to be Tutankhamun’s tomb, but it was not until November 26 that a second sealed doorway was reached, behind which was the treasure.
then you will visit the Valley of the kings The last royal buried there was the mommy of Ramesses XI, but there are some other proofs and opinions think that nobles continue to steal tombs around the area for a while after the last pharaonic burial. But they believed that the valley contains 63 tombs.
and we will continue our journey to explore the Ramesseum It was called a “million years temple” because of its huge surface area.
finally will visit the Colossi of Memnon The two great and huge statues of Amenhotep III were originally built as a gate to the large mortuary complex of Amenhotep III. Some natural factors including, floods, earthquakes, and other events made some features disappear from it, in addition, Ancient Egyptians used some of the monuments of the complex to build other attractions.
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The Karnak Temple is popular with Luxor residents and tourists from abroad, as Karnak is a religious complex with a set of most prominent temples for various ancient Pharaonic families; The most important temples in the Karnak complex are: the Columns Lounge, the Rams Road, and the Holy Lake.
The Karnak Temple is a complex of 11 temples, created as a cult center for the god Amun Ra.
Luxor has more than 14 archaeological temples from the world's most important pharaonic historical temples.
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