Luxor is one of the cities of Upper Egypt (southern). Recently was announced to be a separate governorate having its own administrative system. It is a small city with population number of 498,896 (2011 estimate), with an area of approximately 416 square kilometers (161 sq mi). Luxor has frequently been characterized as the "world's greatest open air museum", as the remains of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city. Immediately opposite, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs on the West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Thousands of international tourists arrive annually to visit luxor monuments, contributing a large part towards the economy for the modern city.
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Things to do in Luxor including top attraction, activities to do, and full day trips to the surrounding temples to the south in the route to Aswan and in the north to the temples of Dandarah and Abydos.
Tours and activities in Luxor
Full day tours to the tourist destinations and the must-see attractions. Luxor is the biggest ancient city in the world with 33% of the world's heritage. Make sure you have enough time to see the the important ancient sites of Luxor such as the valley of the kings, the great temples of Karnak and Luxor, and the Luxor museum.
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