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Avenue of Sphinxes

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Address: between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
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Lovely at night

The Sphinx avenue you to go from Luxor temple to Karnak temple. They lined both sides of the road. Sadly today only a quarter remain,the rest I am told are under sand and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sphinx avenue you to go from Luxor temple to Karnak temple. They lined both sides of the road. Sadly today only a quarter remain,the rest I am told are under sand and buildings. At night they are lit up and look amazing . Great photos to be had.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is awesome to think that this avenue extends all the way from Karnak to Luxor. It is viewable currently from the entrance to Luxor. It would be amazing if they could unearth the entire avenue someday.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet at the moment but it makes a nice walk in the early morning. Sphinxes in very good condition mostly. Will only take 15 minutes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not 100% excavated but it runs from Karnak to Luxor Temple, which is lit up at night, a nice walk through history..

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see parts of the avenue from various places in Luxor, but it's not well restored along the whole route yet. The rooftop of the Nefertiti Hotel has a nice vantage point. The part if the avenue near Luxor Temple is very picturesque, especially at night, when it's lit up along with the temple. When we went in November,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love all the work that is being done to restore these attractions. When the avenue is complete, one will be able to walk between Luxor temple and Karnak. From what I coudl see, shade may be scarce so do it early in the morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hot, hot, hot. Take water! Lots of it! Very impessive site. Should be in your itinerary Be prepared for a long walk, there is much to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Iconic. Check it out for yourself worth the look.They go for miles and the story behind them is fascinating. Current excavations in progress it will be amazing to have it fully functional again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit the village of Luxor, you will encounter a row of sphinxes. It is not known how long the row of these statues originally was but our guide indicated that the avenue may have been far more extensive in the past.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a terrible idea - Luxor disrupted and tourists as yet not allowed to walk along the avenue, which, of course, is gradually filling with rubbish!!

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