The world's greatest open-air museum divided acroos the Nile River, The ruins of the Egyptian temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city. Immediately opposite, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs of the west bank Theban Necropolis, which includes the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens, Discover most of the Egyptian Civilization Mystries as Luxor has much to offer the visitor.
Located 85 KM from Luxor (01 Hour & 30 Minutes) covers some 40,000 square meters and is surrounded by a hefty mudbrick enclosed wall, The earliest extant building in the compound today is the mammisi raised by Nectanebo II – last of the native pharaohs (360–343 BC). The features in the complex include:
Hathor temple (the main temple)
Temple of the birth of Isis
Mammisi of Nectanebo II
a Barque shrine
Gateways of Domitian and Trajan
the Roman Kiosk
The temple of Esna is primarily dedicated to God Khnum, It was remarkable for the beauty of its site and the magnificence of its architecture, It seems that the first temple in Esna was built during the reign of Thuthmosis III (during the New Kingdom), but the present temple dates from the Greco-Roman period.
Transferring Between Luxor and Aswan Directly take around 05 Hours with out any stops, if we stopped on the way it will be 08 Hours, those Extra 03 Hours will not be lost as you will visit 02 of best temples of Egypt (The temple of Edfu & The temple of Kom Ombo)
Unlike the West Bank, which was always the main area for cemeteries and mortuary temples, the East Bank represented the main settlement of the living throughout the millennia, It is centred on the twin foci of the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Karnak.