Things to do in Luxor

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    Karnak Temple

    Karnak Temple

    Ranked #1 overall in Luxor things to do
    9.736 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureBackpackers

    Karnak Temple of a must see in Luxor. The area around Karnak was the ancient Egypt and it was part of the monumental city of Thebes.

  • 2
    Valley of the Kings

    Valley of the Kings

    Ranked #2 overall in Luxor things to do
    9.423 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Cemetery
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersOutdoorsy

    One of the most important sites in the world! You get to select about 4 or 5 tombs each time you go. If you only have time for one visit ...

  • 3
    Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

    Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

    Ranked #3 overall in Luxor things to do
    9.713 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyBackpackers

    Simply amazing! It's really hard to put into words most of the place I visited in Egypt so all I can really say is check it out if you ever ...

  • 4
    Luxor Museum

    Luxor Museum

    Ranked #4 overall in Luxor things to do
    8.511 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum

    If you are going to both Cairo and Luxor then skip the museum in Cairo and go to this one instead. The Luxor Museum is much better laid out and ...

  • 5
    Temple of Hatshepsut

    Temple of Hatshepsut

    Ranked #5 overall in Luxor things to do
    9.47 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy
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    Luxor Temple

    Luxor Temple

    Ranked #7 overall in Luxor things to do
    9.25 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
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  • 7
    Temple of Hathor

    Temple of Hathor

    Ranked #6 overall in Luxor things to do
    8.85 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple
    Popular withHistoryAdventureArtsy

    The Temple of Hathor is in Dendera, about an hour north of Luxor by good road. This place is awesome. Hit it early, though, if you're on your own; the ...

  • 8
    Medinat Habu

    Medinat Habu

    Ranked #8 overall in Luxor things to do
    8.73 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyArtsy

    The most amazing thing about the Habu temple (Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III) is that you can still see a lot of the original colours of the carvings.

  • 9
    Howard Carter House

    Howard Carter House

    Ranked #9 overall in Luxor things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withHistoryStudents

    Howard Carter, the British archaeologist who discovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb, lived in this house while he was carrying out his excavations in the Valley of the Kings. Lots of original ...

  • 10
    Tomb of Ramses IX (KV6)

    Tomb of Ramses IX (KV6)

    Ranked #10 overall in Luxor things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    One of the more popular tombs. The paintings here are relatively well-preserved and some of the drawings retain a fair amount of color.

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