Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a very large temple that is located in the east bank of the Nile River, it was built by Amenhotep III, completed by Ramses II and a many kings made additional to this temple, it also was known as the Southern Sanctuar and constructed in 1400 B.C during the New Kingdom for the Opet Festival; an ancient Egyptian celebration that was organizing annually, as well as Alexander the Great who rebuilt the Sothern Sanctuary and converted it to church.


 The Temple of Luxor was dedicated to the Ancient God Amon Ra, and was the suitable site for ceremonies that was persuading to believe in the life-giving Nile floods. Once you get into the Temple you’ll find the Pylon of Ramses II and the Courtyard of Nectanbo, there was also two obelisks one of them still in Luxor and the other one was transferred to La Place de le Concorde in Paris in 1819 AD, and it was given to France as a gift to the King Phili Louis by Egyptian king Mohamed Ali, who had ruled Egypt in 1805 to1850 AD, for he was given a beautiful French clock, that never worked until today.


Get excited with Flying Carpet Tours and enjoy exploring the marvelous Luxor Temple, walk through the Courtyard of Amenhotep III, which includes  two huge columns, that are decorated by gorgeous scenes of the Opt Festival, special ceremonies for the " Theban Triad of Karnak "  who are the three Ancient Egyptian gods that cosistes of God Amun, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu. The Temple of Luxor also has a glamorous long processional avenue, feel the glory of the Pharaonic kings. Moreover, there are some Roman and Greek holy chapels and many amazing chambers behind the Great Hall of the Luxor temple’s columns that witnessed the successful ages of the Pharaonic era.  

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