Luxor

Luxor Travel Guide

Articles about Luxor

By Kimberley Sevcik
When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the cries of outrage reverberated around the globe. Losing these ancient and precious pieces of his...
By David Knowles
In junior high, some friends and I discovered a way into our town's rain sewers. With cigarette lighters to guide us, we crawled through dark concrete tubes to emerge in a chamber just high enough to stand in. Fifty feet below street level, we'd f...

Hotels in Luxor

The Sofitel-managed property overlooking the Nile, near the temple of Luxor, was built in 1886 for European aristocracy.

Things to do in Luxor

Travcoa Escorted Journeys takes small groups of 18 on a guided trip down the Nile. Passengers stay in presidential suites. The tour also encompasses the Upper Delta's ancient sites.