There were many names that were fired at Luxor in its history, most famously good and the city cent door, as described by Homer Greek poet in the Iliad, and the city of the sun, and the city of light, and the city of Mace, and called the Arabs this name: Luxor, collect a combination of the word Palace, where the plural Palace (Palaces ) and generally have much collection or collection plus (Luxor) and in view of the palaces and temples that out, with the beginning of the Islamic conquest of Egypt. It is considered a great tourist city Mashta and a magnet for lovers of ancient Egyptian civilization.
And the effects of the city's famous Temple of Luxor temple complex of Karnak, the Temple of Deir el-Bahari, or the Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Deir el-Medina, Medinet Habu, the Temple of Alrmseyoum, the Temple of Seti I Balqrna, the tombs of the Valley of the Kings is the most important kings in this valley a cemetery of King Tutankhamun Amon, the tomb of Seti I, Ramses III tomb, the tomb of Ramses VI and the tomb of Horemheb. There is also west of Luxor, the tombs of the Valley of the Queens. The most important Mabha of graves of the tomb of Queen Nefertari
Luxor and attract the largest segment of cultural tourism and cultural movement in Egypt, Luxor is the store's ancient civilization, which more than «800» and the shrine of the most fascinating archaeological and heirs of the heritage of Egypt's human. Remained Luxor (Thebes), the capital of Egypt until the beginning of the Sixth Dynasty Pharaoh, when the capital was moved to Memphis in the north