Luxor

Huge turnout on hot-air balloon rides in Luxor

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 03:01 GMT

An increase in the number of the hot-air balloon rides has been witnessed, where more than 60 rides flew over the past week in Luxor city, Upper Egypt.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits children at Shifa El-Orman Children’s Hospital for Cancer in Luxor

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany met Children at Shifa El-Orman Children’s Hospital for Cancer in Luxor after its opening.

Egypt's initiative to promote domestic tourism extended to May 15

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:44 GMT

CAIRO – 28 February 2020: According to the directives of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Civil Aviation decided to extend the initiative to support domestic tourism in Egypt until May15.

Cabinet allocates land plot for prospective Al Tood Hill Resort in Luxor

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 12:14 GMT

That is in a bid to boost tourism in Upper Egypt's governorates rich in archaeological sites.

How did the Hyksos infiltrate into Egypt?

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The era of the second transition or the period of the reign of the Hyksos (15-17th Dynasties, from 1650-1550 BC) was an era of historical tribulations for ancient Egypt.

Egypt’s International Marathon kicks off in Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El-Bahari

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

Egypt’s International Marathon kicks off in Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El-Bahari.

How did Ancient Egyptians deal with rapists?

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 02:32 GMT

According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.

Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor: “The Path of God” for Ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

The Karnak Temples area witnessed the largest national project to save 29 statues of rams inside the Karnak temples, after completing the restoration of the statues and protecting them from destruction.

In 2020: Sun illuminates Holy of Holies Shrine in Karnak Temple on Dec. 22

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:09 GMT

It occurs on December 21 of every year except for this year, when the time of occurrence of the phenomenon changes to December 22.

13th Luxor International Painting Forum concludes on Dec. 17

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 02:36 GMT

During the closing ceremony, Professor of Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University Mustafa Abdel Moati will be honored.

How many artifacts are housed in the Luxor Museum?

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 02:00 GMT

Currently, the Luxor Museum is celebrating the 45th anniversary of its establishment.

Luxor International Painting Forum begins its activities amid notable Arab participation

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The seminars accompanying the Luxor International Painting Forum, which is held under the patronage of Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, have been launched.

In Pics: Serbian media delegation tours Egypt until December 5

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 12:42 GMT

The delegation is currently in Hurghada and then they are traveling to Luxor. They are introduced to the precautionary measures and hygiene safety regulations implemented by the Egyptian government to ensure the safety of citizens, tourists and workers in the tourism sector.

In pics: Large project underway in Luxor to protect residents from torrential rain damages

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.

Development of Hassan Fathy Village, a global project to serve the historical cultural heritage in Luxor

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:36 GMT

UNESCO handles the development process, providing US$750,000 dollars to support the restoration work.

German tourist gifts huge maquette of Aswan, Luxor to Egyptian embassy

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:08 GMT

A German tourist presented as a gift to the culture office of the Egyptian embassy in Berlin a huge maquette of the Upper Egypt cities of Aswan and Luxor.

Public investments in Luxor to reach LE2.86B during 2020/21

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 12:02 GMT

Housing and development of informal settlements account for LE 1.1 billion or 38.5 percent of Luxor’s total investments in 2020/21.

Public investments in Luxor to reach LE2.86B in FY2020/21: planning minister

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 - 03:18 GMT

Housing and development of informal settlements account for EGP 1.1bn or 38.5% of Luxor’s total investments in 2020/21, says Hala El-Said

Joint Egyptian-German mission launches 6th season to restore Esna Temple

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The joint Egyptian-German mission between the Antiquities Registration Center of the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities and the Egyptology Department at the German University of Tübingen started the works of the sixth season of the project of restoring and documenting the Esna Temple (Temple of Khnum) in Luxor Governorate.

Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. authorizes 50% discount for entry tickets to Tutankhamun's tomb in Luxor

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 01:26 GMT

The discount comes in celebration of the 98th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of the Golden King.

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