The Temple of Karnak in Luxor
Just the sound of the modern name sounds like a promise ... Luxor - Home to a huge many secrets of ancient Egypt. For centuries, the city was the worldy capital of Upper Egypt and the united Egypt and the religious capital of the New Kingdom of Egypt. For the Egyptians, the city's name was Waset, but the Greek - in their capacity of historians and tourists alike - called it Thebes. But what - or rather who made the stretch of fertile land so important?