Karnak Temples

Count-down for spectacular “Luxor – The Sphinx Avenue” grand ceremony begins

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 04:29 GMT

The spectacular event took months of vigorous preparations, and will no doubt captivate the entire world, as it will highlight the beauty and luster of Egypt’s Luxor; The City of the Sun.

“The Sphinx Avenue” grand ceremony aims to convert Luxor into an open museum

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:21 GMT

The giant project of restoring Al-Kebbash Road {Rams Road} will turn Luxor into an open museum, since the road connects the Karnak Temples in the north with Luxor Temple in the south.

Luxor’s Corniche Road closed, intensive security measures taken prior to ‘Luxor – The Sphinx Avenue’ legendary event

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 10:49 GMT

Currently, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, as well as the concerned authorities and organizers of the ceremony are conducting the last rehearsals.

First phase of operation of electronic payment systems in Luxor’s archaeological sites launches

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:14 GMT

This comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' strategy for a comprehensive digital transformation of archaeological sites and museums.

Expert reveals secrets of Luxor’s Rams Road, Opet Festival

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The construction of this road began in the rule of King Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty.

Few days separate the world from Luxor’s ‘The Sphinx Avenue’ grand event on Nov. 25

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 02:44 GMT

It is considered the largest archaeological event similar to the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. concludes visit to Luxor by inspecting Al-Kebbash Road

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 01:43 GMT

The project to modernize and restore the Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor is one of the most important archaeological projects that the state is currently implementing.

Acquaint yourself with Luxor's Al-Kebbash Road

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 01:50 GMT

Al-Kebbash Road is the road that connects the Luxor Temple with the Karnak Temples.

Al-Kebbash Road renovation: The largest world project

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 01:12 GMT

At present, the final touches are placed prior to its launching in a majestic event befitting the grandiose ancient Egyptian civilization.

60% of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:30 GMT

60 percent of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed.

‘Karnak Temples Crane’ successfully removed

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 01:12 GMT

This came in light of the directives of the Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, during his recent visit to Luxor and Aswan.

Egypt’s Ministry Of Tourism & Antiquities organizes week-long trip for Sinai's talented child Ali Hassan

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 11:46 GMT

This trip comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' keenness to encourage young Egyptian talents, raise their archaeological awareness, and introduce them to Egypt's tourism potential.

Egypt repatriates ancient stone piece from London

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 01:58 GMT

Egypt's government cherishes every single part of its heritage and works diligently to bring back home any artifact that has gone out of the country illegally.

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.

All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:16 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.

Restoration works of 29 ram statues in Luxor Temple resumes

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:25 GMT

The 29 rams have started their restoration based on the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities issued on Feb. 25, 2020.

Visits to various archaeological sites resume in Egypt

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 01:15 GMT

Among the sites that have been reopened are Abu Simbel Temples and the Philae Temple in Aswan.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces working hours for museums, archaeological sites in Upper Egypt

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 12:54 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities decided to reopen five museums and eight archaeological sites as of July 1.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration project of Amun-Ra Temple Ram statues

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:22 GMT

Waziri further explained that the immediate reason for the poor state of reservation of the rams is that they were exposed to faulty restoration work with inappropriate materials in the early 1970s.

Due to COVID-19, unveiling restored Ramses II statue prone to postponement

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:47 GMT

The statue was initially scheduled to be unveiled on World Heritage Day on April 18. Will Coronavirus affect the set date?

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