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This very helpful travel agency, run by the young, energetic Aladin, organises sightseeing tours in Luxor and around as well as in the...
Largely built by the New Kingdom pharaohs Amenhotep III (1390–1352 BC) and Ramses II (1279–1213 BC), this temple is a strikingly...
Housed in the former visitors centre on Luxor’s corniche, the Mummification Museum has well-presented exhibits explaining the art of...
New Oum Koulsoum Coffee Shop
Pleasant ahwa (coffeehouse) right in the heart of the souq, on a large terrace with welcoming mist machines, where you can recover from...
Fruit & Vegetable Souq
This is the best place for fruit and veg, although the good stuff sells out early in the morning. On either side of the main street are...
Sharia Maabad al-Karnak · interesting places nearby
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A shop that markets handicrafts from NGO projects throughout Egypt. It has well-priced hand-carved wood and pottery from the nearby villages of Hejaza and Garagos, aromatic oils from Quz, beadwork from Sinai, hand-blown glass, Akhmim table linen, beading from the west bank in Luxor, and recycled glass and paper from Cairo. Another branch has opened behind Luxor Temple.