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
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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.
The Avenue of the Sphinx stretches from the entrance of the Temple of Luxor all the way to the Temple of Karnak. A distance of nearly 1 1/2 miles! Rows of hundreds of identical Sphinx stone statues line both sides of this avenue.
The rows of sphinxes are impressive to look at any time, but sunset/dusk and evening can make for some amazing photos. Be sure to visit late afternoon with your camera.
These amazing statues flank both sides of the ancient roadway way between Karnak and Luxor Temples. In different states of ruin, from reasonably intact to very damaged, their size and proximity to each other is astonishing. A fairly recent discovery, estimated at originally having over...More
We think there is only one sphinx at the Gizeh Pyramid near Cairo. We are mistaken. There are hundreds. And here you find an avenue lined on both sides with sphinxes to mark the entrance to Luxor Temple
I was in awe just looking at one after another of these rows of sphinxes. The grandeur of them in the time of the pharaohs could only be imagined . I didn't expect the condition of them to be so good and enjoyed seeking the...More
This 2 km plus line of Sphinxes ran from the Luxor Temple to Karnak temple. In the past many were buried and houses and businesses built over them. Currently excavation and restoration is ongoing and when completed promises another attraction for Luxor and likely a...More