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Obelisk at Karnak Temple Complex picture in Luxor
Nile River picture in Luxor
Temple of Luxor picture in Luxor
Aish Baladi picture in Luxor
Luxor Museum picture in Luxor
Tomb of King Tutankhamun picture in Luxor
Karnak Temple Complex picture in Luxor
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) picture in Luxor
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Karnak Temple Complex's Sacred Lake picture in Luxor
Colossi of Memnon picture in Luxor
Valley of the Kings picture in Luxor
Hot Air Balloon picture in Luxor
Avenue of Sphinxes picture in Luxor
Trinkets picture in Luxor
Medinet Habu picture in Luxor
Valley of the Queens picture in Luxor
Spices picture in Luxor
Temple of Hatshepsut picture in Luxor

Some of the Karnak Temple Complex's most jaw-dropping features include pristinely restored hieroglyphs and two towering obelisks. donvictorio Getty Images

When at the banks of the Nile, you'll likely spot a few feluccas (or sailboats used to charter tourists across the river). Nachosuch Getty Images

Sphinxes, hieroglyphs and ancient Egyptian ruins are just some of the photo-worthy sights you'll find at the Temple of Luxor. Siempreverde22 Getty Images

No matter where you eat, odds are you'll find aish baladi – a type of Egyptian flatbread – served with your meal. Evgeny_Kozhevnikov Getty Images

Everything from royal mummies to items buried with King Tut are on display in the Luxor Museum. DAJ Getty Images

No visit to the Valley of the Kings would be complete without visiting King Tutankhamun's tomb (which is officially referred to as KV 62). Luke1138 Getty Images

Luxor's largest collection of ancient Egyptian ruins are located at the Karnak Temple Complex, which overlooks the Nile's East Bank. zbg2 Getty Images

If you're interested in learning more about the workers who constructed the tombs found in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, check out the Valley of the Artisans' tombs and ruins. quintanilla Getty Images

As the sun sets in Luxor, many of the city's buildings start to blend in with the bright yellow sky. Matt Champlin Getty Images

You'll find this large body of water, which was once used for religious rituals, alongside the main ruins of the Karnak Temple Complex. Matt Champlin Getty Images

For a larger-than-life view of ancient Egyptian statues, visit the 59-foot Colossi of Memnon on the city's West Bank. donvictorio Getty Images

At the base of the Theban Mountains, you'll find the Valley of the Kings, where notable rulers like King Tut and Ramses VI were laid to rest. Nick Brundle Photography Getty Images

One of the most unique ways to view Luxor's ruins is by air in a hot air balloon. Adam_Hodson Getty Images

One of Luxor's largest collection of sphinxes can be found outside the Karnak Temple Complex and the Temple of Luxor. David Henderson Getty Images

Several bazaars (or markets near attractions like the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings) sell a variety of trinkets, including pharaoh-themed carvings. chameleonseye Getty Images

Medinet Habu, which sits near the Valley of the Artisans and the Colossi of Memnon, features one of the city's most impressive temples without all the crowds found at other sights. WitR Getty Images

More than 75 tombs with colorful artwork lie within the Theban Mountains' Valley of the Queens. geoleo Getty Images

In addition to selling souvenirs, many of Luxor's outdoor markets feature spices of all shapes and colors, such as indigo, coriander and saffron. JudyDillon Getty Images

One of Egypt's most famous female pharaohs was Hatshepsut, who is immortalized at the colossal Temple of Hatshepsut. Apexphotos Getty Images

Obelisk at Karnak Temple Complex picture in Luxor
Nile River picture in Luxor
Temple of Luxor picture in Luxor
Aish Baladi picture in Luxor
Luxor Museum picture in Luxor
Tomb of King Tutankhamun picture in Luxor
Karnak Temple Complex picture in Luxor
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) picture in Luxor
Luxor Skyline picture in Luxor
Karnak Temple Complex's Sacred Lake picture in Luxor
Colossi of Memnon picture in Luxor
Valley of the Kings picture in Luxor
Hot Air Balloon picture in Luxor
Avenue of Sphinxes picture in Luxor
Trinkets picture in Luxor
Medinet Habu picture in Luxor
Valley of the Queens picture in Luxor
Spices picture in Luxor
Temple of Hatshepsut picture in Luxor

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