Thursday, March 14, 2019

Luxor is the city of the sun and the largest open museum in the world

Luxor is the city of the sun and the largest open museum in the world
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Luxor, or the city of the hundred door, or the city of the sun, all these names were launched on the city, which was known as the name of the good, dating back to the era of the fourth family around 2575 BC. And became the capital of Egypt in the era of the eleventh family by Pharaoh Amenhotep I . And remained the capital of Egypt until the beginning of the sixth family Pharaonic when the capital moved to Memphis in the north.
The city of Luxor is the treasure of ancient Egyptian civilization. It has more than 800 areas and an archaeological site that includes the most beautiful heritage of Egypt. Luxor is one of the most important tourist destinations in Egypt, if not the greatest of its glorious history and splendor of its great monuments. It possesses historical, cultural and natural elements that make it a privileged place on the world tourist map. It is also one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the world .
Luxor is an attractive place for lovers of Pharaonic civilization. It is one of the most rich and famous monuments in Egypt at the local and international levels, as well as its unique character from all over the world. Luxor is known as the largest open museum in the world. The impact of a spokesman testifies to the greatness of ancient Egyptians and their civilization, which dates back thousands of years.
Luxor landmarks in the east bank
Luxor is crowned with one third of the world's monuments. It contains many Pharaonic museums and temples divided into the eastern and western parts of the city. Here we will review Luxor's most important tourist attractions on the east bank,

Luxor temple

The Luxor Temple is located on the eastern bank of the Nile, a giant edifice overlooking the eastern bank of the Nile in the city of Luxor directly. It was built by Amenhotep III in the 14th century BC, during the 18th and 19th centuries, 1400 BC.
The Luxor temple witnessed the stages of the development of ancient Egyptian art, where it was renovated by some kings. Ramses II was added to the building. It has an entrance and two towers. Each tower is oblique, with two statuettes of Ramesses and four standing statues.

Karnak Temple

Built by the ancient Egyptians on the Nile directly, and located in the east bank, is considered the largest temple of Karnak worship houses and even the largest complex of religions in the old age in the world, and consists of ten royal monuments.

Museum of Luxor

Luxor Museum is located on the Corniche of the Nile in the center of the city opened in 1975. It contains a number of statues and coffins and important monuments, which were discovered in the city of Luxor, and perhaps the most important mummy of King Ahmose warrior, as well as the face of King Akhenaten. You can also see the furniture of the old Egyptian house, through pieces of furniture such as the family and others, which illustrate the progress achieved by the Egyptian in ancient Egypt.

Museum of embalming

The Museum of Embalming is located in Luxor on the Corniche of the Nile, north of the Luxor Temple. The museum aims to highlight the techniques of the art of embalming applied by the ancient Egyptians to many creatures, not only to humans. In this unique museum there are mummies for cats, fish and crocodiles. They were used in that process. The Taunit Museum was opened in 1997.

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