A beautiful sphinx way leads to the entrance of the temple of Luxor.
Built by Ramses the Great it was dedicated to the god Amun.
A couple of miles north is the spectacular Temple of Karnak.
Built over more than a thousand years by generations of Pharaohs Karnak is the largest religious complex in the world. The great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars, covering an area larger than the whole of Notre Dame Cathedral.