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between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Avenue of ram headed sphinxes originally linked Luxor temple with Karnak. The Egyptians have been busy escavating the avenue from under Luxor, having to demolish houses to unearth the sphinxes beneath. It’s an amazing piece of work that will stretch for 3 km. You...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Amelia C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked quite a long distance along the side of the Avenue of Sphinxes but you cannot access it, which is a disappointment. It’s also much longer than it looks.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is amazing to think how this must have looked thousands of years ago. What an avenue for the Pharos to use as they are carried from Karnak to Luxor during their annual celebration. This is another piece of history that helps explain the power...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank McWett
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited via the luxor temple and the area is roped off. Does certainly look to be an amazing avenue. Many of the sphinxes are damaged.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Matt115
Reviewed 6 days ago

These beautiful and majestic statues are like a gateway into another world. I was very impressed with these Sphinxes and they are still excavating more!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank srichman48
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are privileged to have seen this sight, 725 sphinxes all lined up in rows to line the path between Luxor temple and Karnak temple, it is magnificent and all we have in the UK are pot holes. This path can be seen from Inside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank k r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just loved the look of the sphinx all lined up one after another. Great photos taken here. Great Egyptian feel, makes you really think back into ancient times. Must see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sandra n
Reviewed 1 week ago

An incredible sight that when completed, you will have two km's of Sphinxes between Karnat & Luxor temples that you can walk. It is a sight now but when it's finished, WOW

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lovetoootravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The avenue of the Sphinx is 1.2 miles long. Those closer to the Luxor temple are in better shape since they were more recently uncovered. It's hard to imagine how much work it take to do all this. You can not get very close to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank wayne m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We could not walk the avenue, it was closed off for renovation. We could just see it from Luxor Temple. I wish we could have walked it to Karnak.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Catherine P | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid the Avenue has not been done, having been there in November and seen the condition of Luxor even from our last visit in May I'm afraid to say it may Never be finished . Luxor at the moment through no fault of... More
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