Colossi of Memnon
The two faceless Colossi of Memnon, originally representing Pharaoh Amenhotep III and rising majestically about 18m from the plain, are...
Temple of Merenptah & Museum
Ramses II called his massive memorial temple ‘the Temple of Millions of Years of User-Maat-Ra’; classical visitors called it the tomb of...
The old hotel has a beautiful, shaded garden courtyard, a very pleasant place for a drink, day or night.
Mohammed’s is a blast of old-time Luxor, a simple, family-run restaurant attached to the owner’s mudbrick house, where charming Mohammed...
opposite Colossi of Memnon · interesting places nearby
Excellent, laid-back restaurant with simple but very well-prepared Egyptian fare. If you want a change from that, there are some equally good Indian and Chinese dishes on the menu. Afterwards hang out and stare eternity in the face looking at the Col-ossi while smoking a sheesha. Leave some space for the homemade mango sorbet; it’s worth it.