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Valley of the Kings

Day 7 -In the morning visit the Valley of the Kings, where tombs were built for the powerful nobles of the New Kingdom. See Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon, before cruising through the Esna Lock to Edfu.

LuxorPrepare yourself for an extra-sensory experience. Home to both the Valley of the Kings and the ruins of the temple complex at Karnak, Luxor is sometimes referred to as the world’s greatest open air museum.Karnak is the world’s largest ancient religious site and comprises a huge complex of sanctuaries, halls, columns and obelisks dedicated to the Theban gods. It covers more than two square kilometers; its Great Hypostyle Hall alone takes up a staggering 5,000 square meters. And the Temple of Arun is the largest religious edifice ever built. Not only will you have the chance to experience all of this, but we'll introduce you to the Valley of the Kings, most famous for being the burial place of the boy king Tutankhamun.

Posted by 2seniortraveler 17:00 Archived in Egypt

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