Luxor

British website The Times chooses Egypt among 7 top affordable tourist destinations

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:45 GMT

This is according to the Holiday Cost Barometer, which is based on measuring eight different aspects of tourism spending.

Tourism boom witnessed at Luxor temples, recording 3K visitors in past 24 hours

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

A distinct tourism boom is being witnessed at temples of East and West Luxor, with large influx of tourist groups from around the world coming to enjoy the sunny city, and see the antiquities.

Increase in volume of demand to visit Luxor, Aswan by 28%: Cultural Tourism Committee

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Cultural Tourism Marketing Committee said that there is an increase in the volume of demand to visit the archaeological and cultural tourist areas in Luxor and Aswan during the winter tourist season by 28% compared to the same period last year.

Restoration of Hassan Fathi Village in New Qurna shortlisted for 3rd Sharjah ICCROM Award

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The award aims to honor and reward outstanding works that contribute to the protection and revival of tangible cultural heritage in the Arab world.

1st prosthetic limb known to mankind was made in ancient Egypt

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 01:07 GMT

This reflects the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians.

Luxor celebrates equestrian Moulid Aboul Gomsan, boasts horsemanship, traditions

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 12:20 GMT

Upper Egyptians resumed Moulid Sheikh Aboul Gomsan in Gurna, a city on the western bay of Luxor, after halting it for years due to Covid-19. The traditional event is mainly equestrian, where horsemanship skills and races are held.

Hassan Fathi, the legendary architect of the poor

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

Born on March 23, 1900, Hassan Fathi is famous for his unique architectural style.

Acquaint yourself with visiting timings of museums, archaeological sites during Ramadan

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:56 GMT

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.

Egypt Air begins weekly direct flights from 3 Spanish cities to Luxor

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 10:48 GMT

Egypt Air began direct flights from several Spanish cities to Luxor on Monday as part of the Civil Aviation Ministry’s plan to promote flights into the country.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in sponsoring Miss World Competition for Tourism & Environment

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Luxor Temple and Al-Kebbash Road hosted participants of the Miss World competition for Tourism and the Environment.

Archaeologist reveals the roots of mummification in ancient Egypt

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 12:32 GMT

What is the story of natural mummies?

German website Deutsche Welle sheds light on Egypt’s 10 best tourist destinations

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 12:27 GMT

The Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area came first.

Wrap-up of Hollywood star Gerard Butler's recent visit to Egypt

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 09:46 GMT

Hollywood star Gerard Butler seemed to really enjoy his recent visit to Egypt.

Photos: Sarkozy enjoys warm weather, ancient Egyptian civilization in family vacation in Luxor

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 12:58 GMT

Sarkozy chose Luxor to spend a special vacation with his family. He was welcomed at Luxor International Airport upon arrival with friendliness and his arrival procedures was facilitated.

Thebes, ancient Egypt's most important city

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 11:58 GMT

The ancient city of Thebes was one of the most important and richest cities in ancient Egypt.

All you need to know about the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1923

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 10:46 GMT

On February 16, 1923, Howard Carter was the first person in more than 3000 years to set foot in the room that contained the ark of Tutankhamun.

The Travel Website: Egypt comes among top 10 countries with most beautiful tourist attractions

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 12:40 GMT

The site explained that Egypt possesses countless archaeological and tourist sites that distinguish it from any other place in the world.

Travel Magazine describes Luxor as one of the coolest open air museums

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 - 02:37 GMT

Travel Magazine describes Luxor as one of the coolest open air museums

Acquaint yourself with Misr Public Library in Luxor

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 11:23 GMT

The library houses some 53,000 books.

International Italian fashion designer Stefano Ricci to exhibit his latest fashion trends in Hatshepsut Temple next march

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 11:33 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities announced that this will be a global event.

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