Luxor temple

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.

Museums, archaeological sites to reopen gradually as of early July

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:12 GMT

Five museums and eight archaeological sites reopened for visitors in the first stage.

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?

All you need to know about renovating Tahrir Square

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 - 04:06 GMT

ET reveals information about the Tahrir Square development project and transferring the Luxor rams to their new location.

Restoration of temples resume in Luxor

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 01:33 GMT

The director of the Karnak Antiquities Region stated that restoration works are resuming in the temples of Karnak and Luxor.

In Pics: Egypt unveils Ramses II statue at Luxor Temple

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 06:29 GMT

The 50-ton statue was broken into more than 50 pieces and was restored by 250 archeological missions over eight months.

Ramesses II statue to return to Luxor Temple in 2019

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 - 02:41 GMT

The secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri visited on Saturday the site where the parts of king Ramesses II statue are being assembled to return the statue to its original place at the facade of the temple of Luxor.

Restoration of Ramses ll is complete

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 02:49 GMT

Restoration of Ramses ll is finished after being destroyed for some 1,600 years ago.

Unveiling restored King Ramses II colossus

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 09:16 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany and Luxor Governor Mohamed Badr visited Luxor Temple Saturday to unveil the King Ramses II colossus after restoration.

Antiquities min. reviews progress of Avenue of Sphinxes

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 07:42 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany visited the Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor on Monday.

Why Luxor was chosen to be the capital of arts and culture?

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 09:31 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved Luxor becoming the capital of arts and culture.

New statue of Ramses II to be fixed

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 - 10:44 GMT

Dr. Mostafa Wazerry, the director of Luxor Antiquates announced that the process of collecting and fixing the statue of Ramses II will commence after Eid El Adha vacation.

King Ramses II in Luxor statue to be restored

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 12:22 GMT

The Luxor antiquities sector seeks the approval of the permanent committee of the Ministry of Antiquities to restore of the new statue of King Ramses .