Luxor

In pics: 10K hot-air balloon trips launched in Luxor annually

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Hot-air balloon rides flying over the ancient wonders of Luxor are the tourists' favorite, as they get a chance to explore the city's spectacular landscape and famous landmarks.

Japanese adore Egypt’s civilization, wish for tourism return after COVID: Japan’s Amb.

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 03:01 GMT

The Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Noki Masaki expressed his admiration for the Egyptian antiquities across governorates.

Secrets of Luxor’s ‘Lost Golden City’ continue to dazzle the world

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The city is dubbed the “Rising of Aten” and was discovered by the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, head of the Egyptian mission in the west of Luxor Governorate.

Associated Press, Washington Post highlights discovery of 'Lost Golden City' in Luxor

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 03:21 GMT

Associated Press, Washington Post highlights discovery of 'Lost Golden City' in Luxor.

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass announces discovery of Luxor’s ‘Lost City’

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Its history spans back to the reign of King Amenhotep III. The city continued to be used by King Tutankhamun, that is, 3000 years ago.

New archaeological discovery in Luxor to be announced from Bibliotheca Alexandrina on April 10

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:39 GMT

Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mostafa El-Feki announced that Zahi Hawass Center for Egyptology in the Library will announce a new archaeological discovery in Habu City in Luxor, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, on April 10.

Major archeological discovery in Luxor’s Valley of the Queens to be announced on April 8

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:01 GMT

The ministry indicated that the archaeological discovery will have a wide impact due to its uniqueness.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organizes visits to 1st “Youth Train” in Luxor

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 01:54 GMT

The “Youth Train” to Luxor was organized in cooperation between the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and the Youth and Sports.

Al Ahly open the club's branch in Luxor

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 03:18 GMT

Al Ahly’s Branch in Luxor is the biggest in the governorate as it is built on 13 acres of land.

Abu Simbel Temples safe after minor earthquake hits area 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel City

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 02:09 GMT

On March 11, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research recorded an earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel city, without affecting the archaeological area.

90K citizens examined under comprehensive health insurance in Luxor

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 04:13 GMT

The Public Health Care Authority announced that 90,000 citizens have been examined as part of the comprehensive medical examination for the beneficiaries of the new comprehensive health insurance system in Luxor Governorate.

‘Dialogue on the Luxor International Painting Symposium’ to be held on March 8

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 02:36 GMT

The symposium will be held on the sidelines of the 13th Luxor International Painting Symposium.

Huge turnout on hot-air balloon rides in Luxor

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 03:01 GMT

An increase in the number of the hot-air balloon rides has been witnessed, where more than 60 rides flew over the past week in Luxor city, Upper Egypt.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits children at Shifa El-Orman Children’s Hospital for Cancer in Luxor

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany met Children at Shifa El-Orman Children’s Hospital for Cancer in Luxor after its opening.

Egypt's initiative to promote domestic tourism extended to May 15

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:44 GMT

CAIRO – 28 February 2020: According to the directives of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Civil Aviation decided to extend the initiative to support domestic tourism in Egypt until May15.

Cabinet allocates land plot for prospective Al Tood Hill Resort in Luxor

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 12:14 GMT

That is in a bid to boost tourism in Upper Egypt's governorates rich in archaeological sites.

How did the Hyksos infiltrate into Egypt?

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The era of the second transition or the period of the reign of the Hyksos (15-17th Dynasties, from 1650-1550 BC) was an era of historical tribulations for ancient Egypt.

Egypt’s International Marathon kicks off in Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El-Bahari

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

Egypt’s International Marathon kicks off in Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El-Bahari.

How did Ancient Egyptians deal with rapists?

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 02:32 GMT

According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.

Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor: “The Path of God” for Ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

The Karnak Temples area witnessed the largest national project to save 29 statues of rams inside the Karnak temples, after completing the restoration of the statues and protecting them from destruction.

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