We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Avenue of Sphinxes

between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 47.00*
and up
Private Tour: Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples
More Info
USD 65.00*
and up
Luxor East Bank's Best Sights from Luxor
More Info
USD 30.00*
and up
Private Guided Tour to Karnak Temple from Luxor
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“luxor temple” (111 reviews)
“both sides” (17 reviews)
between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor, Egypt
Write a Review
Reviews (746)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 746 reviews

Reviewed today

the avenue is seen in pieces and restoration ? excavation is going on. once completed it will unify the 2 temples and will be grand

Thank babuchNashik
Reviewed yesterday

Great to see, but really only a photo op and something to marvel at. Runs through city streets for quite a distance.

Thank NJTravelBoy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A serene sight that seems to go on for ever. So unexpected. .many complete as the day they were first placed there.

Thank fiona s
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really impressive to walk among all the sphinxes, there are so many of them. I did it twice! Take your time to appreciate the subtle differences of each statue.

Thank bklynbubba
Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect construction built by Ramses II at the entrance of Karnak Temple, perfect art and diminsions

Thank kart718
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much worth a visit if you like your history. Standing structures and statues with loads of engraving. .. excellent visit but hot in afternoon 38° no pools to cool off so make sure you cover up.

Thank eastwood1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not particularly something you have to see but it makes for a nice stroll after visiting the temple of Luxor. Looks particularly good in the evening when lit

Thank Martin_Christopher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like everything in Egypt, this avenue of sphinxes which links Karnak Temple with Luxor, was buried under 3000 years of drifting sand. It has been excavated at each end and other sections have also been "unearthed" with the intention of restoring the complete avenue. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Geoffrey I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great place for photos, but unfortunately garbage and beggars are all around the place. Be careful, Egypt is a place where tourists harassment is very common.

Thank Mayo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not open to the public since they are restoring the statues. Our guide told us they are planning on adding a tram once the statues are restored to be the largest outdoor museum in the world.

Thank ronnabrody
Nearby Restaurants
Al-Sahaby Lane Restaurant
376 reviews
.26 km away
Sofra Restaurant & Cafe
1,041 reviews
.70 km away
Africa Restaurant
130 reviews
.79 km away
Aboudi Coffee Break
62 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Luxor Temple
2,887 reviews
.09 km away
Luxor Museum
1,063 reviews
.84 km away
Luxor Sound and Light Show
494 reviews
1.26 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the avenue now open to walk between Luxor temple and Karnak temple
13 January 2015|
Answer Show all 8 answers
Response from Catherine P | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid the Avenue has not been done, having been there in November and seen the condition of Luxor even from our last visit in May I'm afraid to say it may Never be finished . Luxor at the moment through no fault of... More