Hatshepsut Temple on the West Bank of Luxor, Egypt
Located beneath the rugged sandstone cliffs at Deir el Bahari, on the west bank of the legendary Nile River in Luxor, the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is an incredible sight to behold.
Like the world famous Great Pyramids of Giza, Hatshepsut Temple is a very popular tourist destination, attracting millions of visitors each year. It’s one of the main draws to the Theban Necropolis, a large area on the west bank of the Nile that was used for the ritual burials of powerful pharaohs and Egyptian royalty.
With so many temples, tombs and history surrounding Egypt, it’s hard to digest and retain all of the information. But this attraction will surely impress even the most uninformed tourist (you can put us in that category).
Most tour operators based in Luxor will include a visit to this visually stunning landmark along with stops to the legendary ‘Valley of the Kings’ and ‘Valley of the Queens’.
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Have you visited Luxor? What was your most memorable moment?
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