Luxor Travel Guide

Luxor, once an Ancient Egyptian capital, is known today as the world’s “greatest open-air museum”. From the tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings and the magnificent sunset views at the majestic temple complexes of Karnak and Luxor to the exciting and fun Nile cruises, Luxor is the perfect choice for culture vultures.
Luxor is divided by the Nile into two areas commonly called the East Bank and West Bank which were considered in Ancient Egyptian times as symbolizing respectively Life and Death.

Main Sightseeing Attractions:

East Bank:

Karnak Temple

Luxor Temple

Luxor Museum


West Bank:

Colossi of Memnon

Queen Hatshepsut Temple

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Queens


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