Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple, is a must see site on any trip to Egypt; it is a testimony to the history of the continuous history of Egypt, beginning from the 18th dynasty of Ancient Egyptian rule to the 14th century AD when a mosque was built in the complex to commemorate Abu Al-Haggag, who is responsible for bringing Islam to Luxor.

Many pharaohs played a part in building this temple over the years including Tutankhamen, Hatshepsut, Ramses II, and Amenhotep III.

The temple of Luxor is incredibly rich with the chronicles of the past, see descriptions of the battle of Kadesh, accounts of the festival of Opet, the tale of how Amenhotep III’s mother was impregnated by a God.

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