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Everything you need to know to plan your visit to Luxor Are you planning to spend one day in Luxor (or more)? But now you are unsure about the best things to do in Luxor? Then, you are in for a surprise: Ancient Theben (how the city was once called) has plenty of tourist attractions to keep you occupied for a week! No, I’m not joking. The city is as old as it gets (Thebes was inhabited ever since around 3200 BC!), and many monuments from the time of the Pharaohs remain – some of them virtually unscathed. As there are so many stunning landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites, and it’s easy to get sidetracked, I compiled a list of the top 15 places you have to visit!

  • Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut / Deir el-Bahir
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Karnak Temple
  • Tombs of the Nobles
  • Luxor Temple
  • Valley of the Queens
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Medinet Habu
  • Deir el-Medina
  • Luxor Museum
  • Ramesseum
  • Half day trip to Dendera
  • Go on a Nile Cruise from Luxor
  • Mortuary Temple of Seti I