The West Bank of Luxor

Even if Luxor is a modern city situated in Upper Egypt, it can be described as the world's largest open-air museum because the city rises on the ancient legacy of the country, including temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor. Thousands of travelers visit the site annually. On the west bank of Luxor the historical landmarks are; the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the memorial temple of Ramesses III Medinet Habu, the memorial temple of Ramesses II Ramesseum, workers' village Deir el-Medina, Tombs of the Nobles, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Deir el-Bahari, the palace of Amenophis III Malkata, the memorial temple of Amenophis III the Colossi of Memnon and Al-Asasif cemetery, etc. It can be said that the West Bank of Luxor is the gate that was opened for ancient Egypt. Early morning balloon rides across the valley and Nile cruise tours from Aswan to Luxor are the favorite attraction in the region.