Live Update: Egypt reopens ancient ‘Avenue of Sphinxes’ in Luxor

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 05:37 GMT

In a glittering ceremony in the City of Sun, Luxor, Egypt reopens the 3,000-year-old Avenue of the Sphinxes, which lies between Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.

Count-down for spectacular “Luxor – The Sphinx Avenue” grand ceremony begins

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 04:29 GMT

The spectacular event took months of vigorous preparations, and will no doubt captivate the entire world, as it will highlight the beauty and luster of Egypt’s Luxor; The City of the Sun.

Egypt to Dazzle the World Today with the Grand Reopening of ‘The Sphinx Avenue'

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:43 GMT

The lavish ceremony takes place today, the 25th of November at 19:30 PM.

“The Sphinx Avenue” grand ceremony aims to convert Luxor into an open museum

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:21 GMT

The giant project of restoring Al-Kebbash Road {Rams Road} will turn Luxor into an open museum, since the road connects the Karnak Temples in the north with Luxor Temple in the south.

Who are the heroes of Luxor’s Al-Kebbash Road excavations?

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:07 GMT

Luxor’s King’s Festivities Road [Al-Kebbash Road] dates back more than 5,000 years ago.

Avenue of Sphinxes' opening grand chance to rediscover ancient Luxor: Spain's amb. to Cairo

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 12:54 GMT

Spain's Ambassador to Egypt Ramón Gil-Casares said the opening of the Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor on Thursday secures a great chance to rediscover ancient Luxor.

Luxor’s Corniche Road closed, intensive security measures taken prior to ‘Luxor – The Sphinx Avenue’ legendary event

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 10:49 GMT

Currently, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, as well as the concerned authorities and organizers of the ceremony are conducting the last rehearsals.

World’s eyes turn to Egypt as opening of Avenue of Sphinxes will convert Luxor into open museum

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 09:42 GMT

The world’s eyes are turning to Egypt on Thursday as the Upper Egyptian governorate of Luxor is set to witness the opening of Avenue of the Sphinxes connecting two huge temples.

Expert reveals secrets of Luxor’s Rams Road, Opet Festival

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The construction of this road began in the rule of King Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty.

Few days separate the world from Luxor’s ‘The Sphinx Avenue’ grand event on Nov. 25

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 02:44 GMT

It is considered the largest archaeological event similar to the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade.

Recent study reveals ancient Egyptians worked in teams to carve inscriptions on walls of temples

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 01:47 GMT

An Austrian archaeologist from the University of Warsaw revealed in a recent study that Pharaonic Egypt's sculpting artworks were carried out in an organized manner and as a result of team work.

33 hot air balloon rides decorate Luxor skies as weather improves

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 01:53 GMT

Luxor ranks the third globally in air balloon flights.

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities inspects development works in Luxor

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 12:49 GMT

Enani and Governor of Luxor Mustafa Elham, inspected the ongoing development work in the streets and squares surrounding the Luxor and Karnak temples.

Steigenberger Cruises Egypt Brings The Luxury Cruising Back To Luxor & Aswan

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 11:19 GMT

Steigenberger Cruises Egypt is proud to announce the re-opening of its fleet, bringing the luxury cruising experience back to travelers around the globe

Al-Kebbash Road renovation: The largest world project

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt aims to convert Luxor into an open museum.

November 4 marks Luxor’s National Day

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 11:44 GMT

Luxor Governorate houses countless monuments spanning back to the ancient Egyptian civilization.

WCD in Luxor reccommendations: Int'l community should deal with climate with same urgency as COVID-19

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 10:50 GMT

This is considered the first Global Observance of World Cities Day (WCD) in the Middle East and North Africa region, where participants included the Egyptian Prime Minister, heads of UN agencies, mayors, ministers, a goodwill ambassador and youth representative.

UNRC: Haya Karima is one of the boldest development initiatives in Egypt, globally

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 02:25 GMT

This came during a celebration organized in Luxor by United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) and Egypt's Local Development Ministry on the occasion of the World Cities Day.

Luxor city hosts celebration marking World Cities Day Sunday

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 09:22 GMT

Luxor City hosts Sunday a celebration organized by United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) and Egypt's Local Development Ministry on the occasion of the World Cities Day.

Egypt warms up for winter tourism with strict safety measures and new all-inclusive experience of leisure, culture

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 07:20 GMT

As every year, Egypt is preparing to receive tourists from everywhere in the world for many of its resorts, known for being of a warm weather and charming nature over the course of the year, especially during winter.