AFRICA-EGYPT/Luxor

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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Abu Simbel
  
 Luxor




 Abu Simbel which was taken apart and moved to higher ground because of Aswan dam. Temple of King Ramses II-one of the four colossal statues of Ramses II on the front of the Temple of Abu Simbel. Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Nefertari
  
 Luxor



Ramses II built this temple for his favorite wife, Nefertari, at Abu Simbel. Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Valley of the Kings/Gates of the King
  
 Luxor



 Photo by Sunhwa Park on 2007.

 

Nile River
  
 Luxor



 Along the Nile at Luxor. Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Overview
  
 Luxor



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Temple of Amon
  
 Luxor




 On BC1530-323 built for used to Egyptian temple. Construction system was bearing masonry, stone of Ancient Egyptian style. Huge hypostyle hall, originally roofed with stone. A venue of the sphinxes are joining the quay to the temple. Photo by CY Shin on 2004.

 

Old Houses
  
 Luxor



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.