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Temple of Karnak

Luxor 81111, Egypt
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
Traveler Description: The temple of Karnak was known as Ipet-isut (Most select of places) by the ancient Egyptians. It is  a temple complex, where pharaohs built  for over... more »
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110 reviews 110 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Another not-to--be-missed temple...that defies description......the "Hypo-style" hall columns are breathtaking.....of a size and detail unlike any other.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This was our impression when we visited this great temple. it reflects the civilization of many eras in history. We were amazed by the hypostyle hall which is full of gigantic pillars !!! This temple is the largest and the most famous temple allover Egypt . What a temple !!!

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Manchester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend you visit this temple whilst in luxor ,very interesting place to walk round and take in the sights

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Front Royal, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We had a tour guide that showed us this very large temple (s). Amazing. We did not go back at night for the light show, so perhaps we will go back someday.

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surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Cannot believe that after all this time, you can still see colours that were used millions of years ago. This is an amazing dwarfing place that has to be seen!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What's not to like? This is one of the most important temple complexes in Egypt. You need time to explore and to absorb.

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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Mut Precinct outside of Karnak temple opened in January. You obtain your ticket from the Open Air Museum in Karnak temple, price 40LE. You will need directions to get there or you can take a taxi. It is a large, peaceful and quiet site and is well worth a visit. There are the Mut Temple, Amenotep III Temple and Ramses... More

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Hurghada, Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

i liked the idea that i was walking in a historical place thousands years old , great place really , and near to shopping area

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Breathtakingly beautiful, the light show in the evening is worth paying to see it tell the story of the temple and is wonderful to watch.

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visited here in October 2014. The sheer size of the pillars are amazing. Excellent and well worth a visit.

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