Egypt Celebrates The Reopening of the Avenue of Sphinxes

If you’re planning your 2022 travel, you’ll want to set your sights on Egypt. Lonely Planet has included it in their list of best destinations for 2022, citing the country’s architectural marvels, both well-known and newly discovered, as reasons to visit.

In Luxor, where you can #StaySonesta at Sonesta St. George Hotel – Luxor, there’s reason to celebrate, as the 3,000 year old Avenue of the Sphinxes is newly reopened. On November 25, a grand event marked the reopening of the two mile long walkway, where statues that have spent thousands of years covered in sand have been carefully excavated. The path, also called Rams Road, connects the Temple of Luxor with the Temple of Karnak, just up the Nile river to the north.

The celebration included lighting, fireworks, music, dancing, and a documentary film on Luxor’s history and unique offerings for tourism. The President, First Lady, and Minister for Tourism were all in attendance.

With this important milestone in Luxor comes the perfect time to visit our Luxor hotel, a luxurious destination on the banks of the Nile River and convenient to all of the history, architecture, shopping, entertainment, and dining Luxor has to offer. The Luxor Temple is just five minutes away! Sonesta St. George Hotel – Luxor has a number of dining experiences on site, including a swim up bar and Japanese restaurant, in addition to featuring a heated outdoor swimming pool and a luxury shopping arcade on the hotel’s lobby level.

If you are interested in learning more about Luxor and the experience that awaits at Sonesta St. George Luxor, visit the hotel’s destination website, and get ready to your make dreams of an Egyptian getaway a reality.

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