There are two main temples in the town of Luxor on the east bank of the
Nile: Luxor and Karnak. An impressive avenue of Sphinxes still runs much
of the way between them. The Luxor temple was built by Ramses II, New
Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
The avenue of the sphinxes, running between Luxor Temple and
Karnak (though not all the way today)