Obélisque de Louxor

( Luxor Obelisks )

The Luxor Obelisks (French: Obélisques de Louxor) are a pair of ancient Egyptian obelisks, over 3,000 years old, carved to stand either side of the portal of the Luxor Temple in the reign of Ramesses II (c. 1250 BC). The right-hand (western) stone, 23 metres (75 ft) high, was moved in the 1830s to the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France, while the left-hand (eastern) obelisk remains in its location in Egypt.

The Luxor Obelisk in Paris was classified officially as a monument historique in 1936.

Photographies by:
Statistics: Position
Statistics: Rank

Add new comment

426173598Click/tap this sequence: 1582
Esta pregunta es para comprobar si usted es un visitante humano y prevenir envíos de spam automatizado.

Google street view

Where can you sleep near Luxor Obelisks ?

526.575 visits in total, 9.232 Points of interest, 405 Destinations, 302 visits today.