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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hundreds or thousands line the road between Kranak and Luxor Temple, though most have not been excavated yet. You get a good glimpse from Luxor Temple, and can imagine the Pharoah's walk each year!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kymblair
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is probably the most expensive site to see in Luxor but well worth it. If you're driving your own car, arrive early to deal with the hassle of parking. If you only have one day you can spend in Luxor, go to Hatshepsut, Valley...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sweettea4me2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The avenue of the sphinxes is currently under a lot of restoration. It is interesting to imagine how it would have looked stretching between karnak and luxor temples but currently is pretty underwhelming. Post restoration and reopening it may be much more grand.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sjontaela
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a road under restoration that connects the great temples of luxor. It is not really a destination into itself but does show the prominence of the temples in ancient times.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bernadette D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Avenue of Sphinxes is impressive! The sphinxes themselves are very well preserved and a great addition to touring both Karnak and Luxor temple. There is no need to see them on their own as they are the 3 km road that connects both temples....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank awanderingweb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Avenue of the sphinxes is the main pathway to the entrance of the Temple, so if you're going to the temple you will get a chance to walk down this magical path.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thisgirl_Gray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful to see the sphinxes surviving that many thousands of years .. the road itself extends about 3 kilometers where the newly found sites consist of most of it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rashroush
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would not recommend it on it's own because it's the same sculpture repeated many many times over a 2 mile distance. As part of the collection of temples and tombs it is quite impressive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David908
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exemplifies the grand scale of this ancient city. The Avenue was undergoing restoration but this did not detract from the experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AVENUE OF SPHINX Luxor and Karnak Temple are joined by the avenue of Sphinx, still undergoing restoration, maintenance and reconstruction works at time of visit. We passed along and over the avenue by GO bus as we arrived from the west bank originating in Cairo...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kay L
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Response from Catherine P | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid the Avenue has not been done, having been there in November and seen the condition of Luxor even from our last visit in May I'm afraid to say it may Never be finished . Luxor at the moment through no fault of... More
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