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Address: between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
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Private Tour: Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples

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Wow, wait till this is complete!

There ought to be a stopping point for coaches by one of the bridges across the Avenue of Sphinxes! You will be amazed enough as you drive over it or see it from either Karnak or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

There ought to be a stopping point for coaches by one of the bridges across the Avenue of Sphinxes! You will be amazed enough as you drive over it or see it from either Karnak or Luxor Temples. It should be about 12 K long but so much is still built over and although some places look like they're about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you're in Luxor you'll see this. It's in parts all through the city. Not completed as they're still excavating. It'll take years yet to get it all. Still very impressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

They are so awe inspiring to see up close, and marvel at the craftsmanship. They are a little worse for wear, but still amazing that they withstood man's destructive pillaging.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This avenue of sphinxs is wonderful and will stretch all the way to Karnak temple from Luxor temple when finished. It looks especially magical when lit up at night and an oasis in the middle of the busy city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

These are wonderful to see and they once started at Karnak temple to luxor temple ,which is planned in the future to restore but a major bridge crosses that point in and out of Luxor Central

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

An avenue between Karnak and Luxor Temples lined with Sphinxes has been partially uncovered at the Luxor end. When finished this will make a magnificent addition to the 2 sites. We would have loved to walk along this avenue, albeit a few klms long but its has quite a while to go before it is complete.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This avenues flanked by statues are very impressive and hard to believe that they were buried under the city for years. There is a big reconstruction scheme at the moment and eventually the temple of Karnack will again be connected to Luxor temple via this avenue going across the city. That will be amazing when it is finished,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We didn't spend a huge amount of time there but what we saw was incredible...who would have thought they were buried under the road...

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Stunning the sheer number of sphinxes laid out before you down the avenue in front of the temple.They will wow you also as can be seen when traveling around the city! Lit up at night, they are amazing! No cost and wonderful to be able to take photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Still being completed, but once it gets complete the ambitious project of Avenue of Sphinxes will be one grand monument in itself.

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