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Avenue of Sphinxes

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Address: between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
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The Avenue of Sphinxes is another must see on any Egypt tour. They keep discovering more hidden archeological treasures. Very grateful to have seen this site.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Avenue of Sphinxes is another must see on any Egypt tour. They keep discovering more hidden archeological treasures. Very grateful to have seen this site.

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you on the Avenue of Sphinxes You will feel that you live in the incient time you will see the stone lions to the right and lift Side of the avenue

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Swindon, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Still being resotred, this 3Km Avenue of Sphinxes lead you back to a more spiritual time in Luxor’s long gone history. You can’t help but imagine the pageantry that took place as Amun and Mut were ceremonially carried from Karnak to the Temple at Luxor during the Opet festival in a symbolic re-enactment of their marriage. At night these delicately... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you move between Karnak and Luxor you will see the Avenue of Sphinxes. It's length really helps you to imagine the grandeur of what the area must have been like at its height. You can walk freely in many sections of the Avenue and will also see it throughout the city. Amazing to think of what the area once... More 

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Redwood City, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They demolished a lot of Luxor for this "attraction". Miss the old shops and stores. Most sphinxes are badly damaged.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I had more time would have walked the whole length of the Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor. Instead got to walk about 500 metres and it still was impressive. This sight is opened for a few hours each evening and it is very impressive day or night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like we were back in Ancient Egypt to be on the road that joined Luxor temple to Karnak temple. Some sphinxes are completely intact whereas some are missing a few pieces.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't believe they are still discovering and unearthing many of these statues. It just wants to make you ask more questions about what else could be found.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Avenue which once and will one day again stretch from the Temple of Karnack to the Temple of Luxor was amazing. So many of the sphinxes were in excellent condition unlike taller statues that have been eroded over time. It will be truly a wonder to see when the whole avenue is excavated

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is influential how this in the old time were. As it is suppose to stretch for 3 kilometers between Karnak temple and Luxor temple where with time the flood and mud covered them and people built there houses over them. Now it is only seen from the loxur temple part. It is very interesting and full of history. Good... More 

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