Luxor means “the palaces” in Arabic and was known in antiquity as the “city of a hundred doors”. The city is considered by many to be the largest open-air museum in the world, as some 417 square kilometers cover some of the most majestic and extraordinary temples and tombs such as the Valley of the King, the Karnak Temple, the Luxor Temple or the Queen Hatshepsut Temple are located
Egypt has wonderful sights. If you want to witness these monumental treasures, book an exciting individual Nile cruise or Egypt study trips with trips in Egypt. If you are in Luxor and want to explore the most famous archaeological sites in Luxor, we offer private day trips with an Egyptology.