The Ministry of Antiquities started the tests for the Sphinx Avenue lighting system project last night.
Luxor Times was there to cover the event and brought to you the first and exclusive photos and video of the historical avenue being lit up for the first time.
The project was carried by “Misr for sound and light company” using LED lights.
“The Sphinx Avenue or the Avenue of Sphinx is the longest sacred road of the old world and so far there are 3 sectors of the project finished. The first sector by Luxor Temple, the second is behind the public library and the third from the airport road to the Karnak temple.” Mr. Mansour Boraik said.
The trial tests were done on the evening of 19th of February in the second sector behind the library.