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The Valley of the Kings. Follow the storyline of the pharaoh's journey into the afterlife in the images from the Book of the Dead on the walls of a royal tomb.
The Temple of Karnak. Stroll among the columns in the "petrified forest" of the hypostyle hall, which was built as a garden for the gods.
Deir el-Bahri. Step back and absorb the panorama of the multitiered facade at the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
A Trip on the Nile. Make the Nile your home for a few days, either on the deck of a traditional wind-powered felucca or in the more comfortable cabin of a luxury river cruiser.
The Temple of Edfu. Admire the architectural perfection of the temple dedicated to Horus; it's the finest surviving Ptolemaic-era building in Egypt.
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