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Avenue of Sphinxes

between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
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“both sides” (24 reviews)
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between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see place when you visit Luxor, they are trying to fix the broken area now days. Nice atmosphere and view

Thank Karim Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

The famose alley of sphinxed used to spread through the way from Karnak to Luxor temple but unfortunately nowadays the biggest part of it looks like a pile of stones and sand. I suspect it was amazing when it was intact - a corridor guarded...More

Thank Juliya L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just a normal avenue show case the sphinxes from Luxor temple to Karnak temple. About 3km far in the past between this 2 temple.

1  Thank AndyChoo85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken from the river boat to Karnak and Luxor. Truly magnificent temple complexes of around the 13th millennia BC. They are connected by the avenue of the Sphinxes, a straight road decorated by sphinxes statues and very well preserved given the fact of...More

1  Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this area with a guide - the story of this avenue historically, as well as plans of restoration are so interesting. I won't give away details as I think it's best to hear this place's history while amongst it for the best experience. Definitely...More

2  Thank DesNewman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went at dusk to Luxor temple and the lights came on. after visiting Luxor temple, our guide took us to the Avenue of Sphinxes, just outside the temple. It was well lit and looked beautiful. We had to go back to the Ship after...More

Thank fashiondivatraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the name suggests, this is a quite spectacular array of Sphinxes that flank both sides of the road leading from The Temple of Luxor to the Temple of Karnak. I'm not sure of the distance but the guidebook says it was 3km and I'd...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there as part of an overnight tour off an Azamara cruise. You can't miss the avenue if you go to Luxor Temple. It's really impressive!

Thank AZ-LGE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to see if your in Luxor We had this as part of our days tour along with other attractions.work going on to try preserve

Thank Stevehuddersfield68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These Sphinx were built all along the 3 Kms road from Luxor Temple to Karnak Temple on both sides. But noe only a phew are left near the luxor temple.

Thank Mahesh G
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13 January 2015|
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Response from Catherine P | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid the Avenue has not been done, having been there in November and seen the condition of Luxor even from our last visit in May I'm afraid to say it may Never be finished . Luxor at the moment through no fault of... More