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

A seven-bedroom sailboat, fit for 14 passengers. Trips can be tailored for first-timers or Nile aficionados.