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Iconic Ancient Corridor Between Luxor's Ancient Temples to Be Revived

Luxor's Al-Kebbash Road, the 'Path of God' connecting the Temples of Luxor and Karnak\, will soon be renovated by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is embarking on a mission to revive Luxor’s Al-Kebbash Road, known to the Ancient Egyptians as ‘Wat Nathr’ or ‘Path of God’. This 27,000 metre road connects the Luxor and Karnak temples,  with 1,200 ram-headed sphinxes lined up on either side of it. The ram heads represented the deity Amun, who was said to protect the two temples.

Around 90% of the renovation has already been completed. The road will be inaugurated in a grand ceremony at the end of next June 2021.