Luxor Temple (Luxor, Egypt) Founded in 1400 BC, the Luxor Temple is a sandstone temple complex located in current-day Luxor (known as Thebes in ancient times). Five other large temples can be found in the area.

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Colossal statues of Ramses II Dynasty) wearing the Pshent crown flank the entrance to Luxor Temple. The double crown symbolizes the two regions of upper and lower Egypt. By sdhaddow

Temple at Luxor -- Unlike most other Egyptian temples, its main entrance does not face the river and its most obvious axis is aligned towards the temples at Karnak on the royal axis rather than the divine one

Luxor, Egypt - Temple at Luxor -- Unlike most other Egyptian temples, its main entrance does not face the river and its most obvious axis is aligned towards the temples at Karnak on the royal axis rather than the divine one

The Great Court of Ramesses II (1279-1212 BC) Luxor temple

The Great Court of Ramesses II BC) Luxor temple *I picked this picture because the fact that 2 out of the 3 statues have a head and this caught my attention. Makes me wonder what happened*

Moonrise, Luxor Temple, Thebes, Egypt -- can you imagine being there without all the modern lights? Wow.

Moonrise, Luxor Temple, Thebes, Egypt -- can you imagine being there without all the modern lights?

Estátuas gigantes do rei Ramsés II no Templo de Luxor, Tebas, Egito

Estátuas gigantes do rei Ramsés II no Templo de Luxor, Tebas, Egito Luis Cerón

Temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt.I have always wanted to visit Egypt and still hope to do so one day.

*TEMPLE OF RAMSES III: Luxor, Egypt.Painted sunken relief carving adorns columns in the mortuary temple of Ramses III on the West bank of the Nile at Luxor.

Luxor temple, Egypt.

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Travel Inspiration for Egypt - Luxor, Egypt. One of my favorite destinations in Egypt! I'm sure it was a Road Less Traveled in it's day. Awe inspiring for sure!

Luxor Temple at night

Luxor Temple at night

Luxor Temple Luxor, Egypt. This temple has a more unified plan than most Egyptian temples mainly due to the fact it was the work of only 3 Pharaohs. (although some research suggests 2) (www.bluffton.edu) The temple is huge in scale and once housed a village within its walls! I chose this picture to emphasis the huge scale in which a lot of Egyptian buildings were constructed.

This temple has a more unified plan than most Egyptian temples mainly due to the fact it was the work of only 3 Pharaohs. (although some research suggests The temple is huge in scale and once housed a village within its walls!

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