The smallest governorate in Egypt and Ancient City Thebes is the focal point of Ancient Egypt monuments and glory.
East Bank : The East Bank is the busiest focal point of many of Luxor's businesses and amenities.
West Bank: The West Bank is home to some of the most interesting architectural sights within the city of Luxor and is a short boat ride from East Bank.
The city's main glut of hotels and tourist facilities are located in the East Bank District.
The West Bank is the western shore of the Nile in front of Luxor popular as a most important architectural haven for Ancient Egypt.
The district is comprised of four main streets where most activities are conducted. Central Luxor itself is an exciting place and comprises of four main roads:
Corniche el-Nil: The Corniche el-Nil runs along the east bank of the Nile and connect with most of the major attractions in East bank of Luxor.
Sharia al-Karnak: The Sharia Karnak runs inland parallel to the Corniche.
Sharia al-Mahatta: The Sharia al-Mahatta connects the railway station with the Luxor Temple area.
Sharia Televizyon: The Shari Televizyon is the southern part of the district which is lined with inexpensive accommodation options and a number of shops.
Some towns and villages that are close to Luxor are:
Even though rural areas hold most its population, urbanization is in its prime with:
These districts cover most of the tourist sites. While planning your trip, make sure you are aware of Luxor Governorate. They will give you a better insight of where you are and where you want to go. Let NILE HOLIDAY plan your Luxor Trip today..