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:. Luxor
Karnak and Luxor temples
The temple complex of Karnak was the most important place of worship in ancient Egypt. The site is huge, and is a spectacular complex of sanctuaries, kiosks, pylons and obelisks, all dedicated to the Theban gods. It is thought to be the largest surviving religious complex in the world. There are several performances of the sound and light show a night with various reviews. Luxor temple is situated in the center of town on the east town. It was built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenophis III.

# The valley of Kings
This is where the pharaohs were buried and hoped to meet their Gods in the afterlife. Tutankhamun's tomb discovered in the 1920's almost untouched is perhaps the best known to most of us non-archaeologists. But he was a minor king in the scheme of things and had it not been for centuries of looting, the larger more impressive tombs would have yielded riches unrivaled to the impressive
haul found in King Tut's burial ground.
Deir Al Bahary (Hatshepsut)
The Hatshepsut temple at Deir El Bahari was built of limestone like most of the other funerary temples of the New kingdom period. The temple was built for the great queen Hatshepsut to commemorate her achievements and to serve as a funerary temple for her.

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