Luxor
in Luxor Governorate, Egypt

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
25.699 and 32.642 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 25° 41' 56" and E 32° 38' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:32 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:03 am and 6:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.883 and -147.700 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Matotea
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2021-05-14 08:23:53

Discover Luxor

Luxor in Luxor Governorate with it's 422,407 citizens is a city in Egypt about 313 mi (or 504 km) south of Cairo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Luxor is now 03:32 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Luxor, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Luxor International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), North-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Qina, Sohag, Aswan, Hurghada and Asyut. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 96 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 6%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 15th of May 2021

36°C (97 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of May 2021

38°C (100 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 17th of May 2021

40°C (103 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Mercure Luxor Karnak

Address
0,8 mi
El Zinia Gebly Street
0 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Pavillon Winter Luxor

Address
0,3 mi
Cornish el Nile st
0 LUXOR
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


STEIGENBERGER NILE PALACE LUXOR

Address
1,1 mi
KHALED BEN EL WALID STREET P O BOX 144
85111 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Sonesta St. George Hotel - Luxor

Address
1,0 mi
Corniche El Nile Street
00000 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hilton Luxor Resort - Spa

Address
0,8 mi
P.O. Box 13 New Karnak
83911 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor

Address
0,3 mi
Corniche el Nile street
11 432 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Iberotel Luxor

Address
0,9 mi
Khaled Ibn El Walid Street
83951 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


SENTIDO MS MAHROUSSA

Address
5,3 mi
LUXOR BRIDGE
Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Queens Valley Luxor

Address
0,3 mi
Karnak Temple Street
00000 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Sunset Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
Ali Ibn Abi Taleb Street
856854 Luxor
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:30 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Egipto templo de luxor

Published: February 14, 2010
Length: 58:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: RaMaestre

haren del Dios Amón-Ra. Waset, capital de egipto en el imperio nuevo realizado durante el Imperio Nuevo. Estaba unido al templo de Karnak mediante una avenida de esfinges. Fue construido...


Luxor Temple, Luxor - Egypt Travel Channel

Published: July 20, 2014
Length: 14:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: myVideoMedia GmbH

Luxor-Temple, Egypt http://blog.myvideomedia.com English see below Der Luxor-Tempel ist die südliche der zwei altägyptischen Tempelanlagen in Luxor. Er war über eine 2,5 km lange Sphingenalle...


Luxor, Egypt - Luxor Temple HD (2013)

Published: February 19, 2013
Length: 44:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was founded in 1400 BCE. For centuries...


Antiguo Egipto: Templo de Luxor

Published: April 11, 2015
Length: 00:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Amón-Ra Travels

TEMPLO DE AMÓN-RA EN LUXOR El templo de Luxor estaba unido al de Karnak por una avenida de esfinges y capillas en las que paraban las barcas sagradas durante la fiesta de Opet.


Cruise the Nile with Kuoni Travel

Published: November 28, 2008
Length: 06:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: KuoniTravel

Experience luxury Nile cruises with Kuoni, and drift along one of the most famous rivers of the world. Moor up to stunning historic sites, and stay in some of the most beautiful hotels on the...


Tempio di Luxor

Published: June 24, 2008
Length: 02:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Angelo Pantano

La guida ci introduce alla storia egizia e ci parla del tempio di Luxor. The tour leader introduces the temple of Luxor to the group.


Luxor Temple at night light El Antiguo Egipto de los Faraones

Published: April 09, 2010
Length: 07:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kali Group

El Antiguo Egipto de los Faraones. Luxor Temple at night light El templo de Luxor fue erigido en honor a Amón, en Tebas ciudad conocida como de las cien puertas según Homero y capital...


Nilkreuzfahrt Luxor - Assuan mit der MS-Terramar 2008

Published: August 20, 2010
Length: 23:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: weltenbummler61

Eine Nilkreuzfahrt mit dem Schiff MS-Terramar von Luxor nach Assuan und zurück.


Night horse carriage ride through Luxor, Egypt / Nocna przejażdżka dorożką przez Luksor, Egipt

Published: May 15, 2013
Length: 27:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SP9WUN Travel Channel

Warning: very poor quality of video - watch it on your own risk :) Uwaga: bardzo niska jakość obrazu - oglądaj na własne ryzyko :)


Luxor Street Scene

Published: February 22, 2013
Length: 49:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alun Buffry

Short vid of streets outside Sonesta St George, Luxor, Egypt, from balcony 516, February 2013.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Luxor Governorate

Luxor Governorate has been one of Egypt's governorates since 7 December 2009, when Hosni Mubarak announced its separation from Qena Governorate. It is located 635 km south of Cairo. It is currently the smallest governorate in Egypt, spanning approximately 5 km from north to south, and 1.5 km from east to west, and lies in Upper Egypt along the Nile. The city of Luxor is the capital of the Luxor governorate.

Located at 25.6833, 32.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Luxor Governorate, Governorates of Egypt, 2009 establishments in Egypt

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was founded in 1400 BCE. Known in the Egyptian language as ipet resyt, or "the southern sanctuary. " In Luxor there are six great temples, the four on the left bank are known to travellers and readers of travels as Goornah, Deir-el-Bahri, the Ramesseum, and Medinet Habu; and the two temples on the right bank are known as the Karnak and Luxor.

Located at 25.7, 32.6392 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
14th-century BC architecture, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Egyptian temples, Colossal statues, Former places of worship in Egypt, Luxor

Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel

The Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel, also known as the Old Winter Palace Hotel, is a historic British colonial-era 5-star luxury resort hotel located on the banks of the River Nile in Luxor, Egypt, just south of Luxor Temple, with 86 rooms and 6 suites.

Located at 25.6969, 32.6365 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotel buildings completed in 1907, Hotels established in 1907, Hotels in Egypt

Mummification Museum

The Mummification Museum is dedicated to the art of Ancient Egyptian mummification.

Located at 25.7081, 32.6444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History museums in Egypt, Luxor

Luxor Museum

Luxor Museum is located in the Egyptian city of Luxor. It stands on the corniche, overlooking the west bank of the River Nile, in the central part of the city. Inaugurated in 1975, the museum is housed in a small, purpose-built building.

Located at 25.7075, 32.6447 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1975, Luxor, History museums in Egypt

El-Assasif

The necropolis of el-Assasif is located on the West Bank at Thebes, Egypt, in the dry bay that leads up to Deir el-Bahri, and south of the necropolis of Dra' Abu el-Naga'. It contains burials of 18th Dynasty and the 25th and 26th Dynasties, covering the period circa 1550 to 525 BC across all three dynasties.

Located at 25.7167, 32.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theban Tombs

Precinct of Mut

The Precinct of Mut, located near Luxor, Egypt, is one of the four main temple enclosures that make up the immense Karnak Temple Complex and occupies some 150,000 m². It is dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Mut, the mother goddess. The area in which the precinct is located was originally known as Isheru (or Asher). Isheru was the name of the spring-fed, crescent-shaped lake on the site of this portion of the temple complex. Currently the area is not open to the public or to tourists.

Located at 25.7167, 32.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
14th-century BC architecture, Karnak temple complex

Abu Haggag Mosque

The Mosque of Abu Haggag is a mosque located in the Egyptian city of Luxor. Specifically, it stands atop the ruins of Luxor Temple, an Ancient Egyptian centre of worship dating back to the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the 14th century BC.

Located at 25.7, 32.6394 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Egypt, Arabic architecture

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