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Luxor Temple

There are two main temples in the town of Luxor on the east bank of the Nile: Luxor and Karnak. An impressive avenue of Sphinxes still runs much of the way between them. The Luxor temple was built by Ramses II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.

Avenue of the Sphinxes, going to Karnak

The avenue of the sphinxes, running between Luxor Temple and Karnak (though not all the way today)

Luxor Temple
Luxor Temple

the columns at Luxor
Luxor temple
Ramses, who else!
Ramses, of course
Entrance to L. temple. The twin to this obelisk is in Paris.
The companion to this obelisk is in Paris.

 

 
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