Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple
4.5
Ancient Ruins • Religious Sites • Monuments & Statues
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A temple built for the ritual practices exercised at the most important Ancient Egyptian festival, The Festival of Opet.
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jennie1786
Ipswich, UK6 contributions
Mesmerising
Oct 2021 • Couples
Absolutely amazing. The history that is associated with this temple is amazing. You can go alone to photograph the temple or You can get a guide. I would definitely recommend a guide to appreciate the history. It is only once you appreciate the history do you start to understand the meaning of the art, hieroglyphics and statues. A guide should cost you approx 10 english pounds. Simply brilliant, well worth the visit
Written October 23, 2021
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Moises de la Fuente Cedillo
Aguilas, Spain7 contributions
Time travel
Oct 2021 • Couples
Important temple of ancient Egypt. A wonderful place to spend hours contemplating the columns and hieroglyphs. You can see a mixture of cultures through the temple. We visit Karnak, Luxor and the Valley of the Kings on the same day, but there you can spend more time in each place much better. Mandatory stop in Luxor.
Written October 21, 2021
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Pat Campbell
Milwaukee, WI6 contributions
Luxor and Karnak Temple Top Rated Attraction
Oct 2021
Luxor and Karnak temples are top rated attractions in Luxor along with the Valley of the Kings. To me they looked much alike. Great ancient statues and temple walls still standing after thousands of years. Egyptians knew a lot about building structures that last. We went with our guide to both. We probably spent about an hour at each. However be warned that Luxor is a really hot location in Egypt and all of our week there in October the temperature during the day was above 100 degrees. Take water and a hat. Luxor has a cafe available to rest. I would suggest going there to cool off a bit before continuing.
Written October 18, 2021
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Tom
Maple Grove, MN1,881 contributions
Along the river and in the city
Oct 2021 • Couples
Interesting history at this temple along the river. The temple was built in several sections over time and a mosque was added much later. Some very well preserved statues and pillars.
Written October 14, 2021
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luminita m
Toronto, Canada241 contributions
Impresive
Aug 2021
The Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE. In the Egyptian language it is known as ipet resyt, "the southern sanctuary".
Written September 7, 2021
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B3hr057
Santa Barbara, CA9 contributions
Good quick trip spot.
Jan 2021
This is a fairly unique experience especially once you've been in Egypt for a little while and you've seen dozens upon dozens of tombs and are starting to get sick of them. It's an easy walk or ride from most places in Luxor, and a different "above ground" vibe.

It's a quick trip, I didn't spend more than an hour here, but still definitely some cool structures and fun photo ops. From here you can go visit the souks, grab some juice or falafel, and/or take a little cruise down the Nile.

PS the date is wrong (I went 2007, but it wouldn't let me backdate)
Written September 3, 2021
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Izzy
Los Angeles, CA265 contributions
Definite must see
May 2021 • Family
Not as large or impressive as Karnak but definitely an amazing place to visit while in Luxor. Also can find Alexander the Great’s cartouche here
Written August 18, 2021
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Josh B
Lafayette, IN357 contributions
No Karnak, but still impressive
May 2021 • Family
If you only visit one temple in Luxor, visit Karnak. But Luxor temple is still impressive, from the huge monuments to the avenue of sphinxes. The inner temple of Alexander the Great is also very interesting, and there’s quite a bit of surviving paint.
Written July 2, 2021
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Amgad Abdelatti Mohamed
Aswan, Egypt9 contributions
The sinking of spiritual and mental science in Egypt
Jan 2021 • Solo
The sinking of spiritual and mental science in Egypt

Temples ancient religious church mosque, Mecca, Jerusalem. Kings. queens, human servints, slaves, magical, historical, greatest, greatest architecture, sculptures, pillars, sphinxes street, water, fire, snow, light, darkness, right, injustice, truth, lies, reform, corruption, building, destruction Earth. smashing, moon, stars, planet, animals, plants, fish, birds, inanimate, important, unimportant, knowledge, secrets, experience, understanding, excellent, life, death, immortality, hate, love, weak, strong, energies, spirits, God, Angel, Jinn, Human......... The whole universe is connected to each other. There are a lot of guides and books that can explain to you the details about all the temples around the world. But I will write about my experience in which I feel and believe that all the ancient temples in the world have been built on sacred grounds and places and have very powerful strength and energies. These energies are not like anything human-made and are not believed by the human mind of our time, because the human being is slave of the maind. We feel and get these energies, and I think this Luxor temple is the first and not the second after Karnak. In fact, the temples of Luxor and Karnak are one temple, land and holy place. The ancient human called this temple other names, but modern human used the mind only, and divided the one temple into two temples and gave them two different names, namely Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple. I believe that Luxor Temple is the only temple in the earth and the sacred place that is in the middle of the earth, the world and around the universe. I have visited most of the temples in Egypt many times until I was spending some nights there, most people when they visit temples see it with the mind only I think a person should see it with the soul and heart and feeling more than using the mind , we know the use of the science of the mind only to understand it but we don't know the use of science of the soul for understanding knowledge and awareness. We lost a long time ago the science of the soul and the sciences of energies, which is the most important. Every sacred land, place, and temple is a part of the sacred tree. You have to look for your role in the sacred tree. You will find it in one of the places or temples. When you find it, you'll know you were here befor. For the sake of the Holy Tree family and we are all one family, these places and temples help us to understand the difference between our souls and ourselves, life will end for us when humans are slaves to use only the sciences of reason, intellect, evil, destruction and corruption of other creatures, life, earth and planet We cannot see with our minds that we are all one spirit, one tree and one family is bound together, there is a weakness in the spirit and weakens in the mind this why the human being they're so weak. So can we use the knowledge of the spirit when we like? There a lot of things I can't talk about? Have you asked yourself why all of the temples are not the same? This means that we must visit every place and temple in the world so that we can gain some knowledge and energies. So, I hope to visit all countries if I can.
Written June 21, 2021
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Chelsea
107 contributions
Beautiful architecture and Sphinx alley
Apr 2021 • Couples
Luxor temple is an incredible sight to see. The architecture is beautiful, as is the Sphinx alley. We saw this as the sun was setting and it lead to some beautiful pictures.
Written June 4, 2021
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