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Temple of Karnak

Luxor 81111, Egypt
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Ranked #1 of 48 Attractions in Luxor
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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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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Visited in August this year and the place was virtually empty! Karnak Temple is simply jaw dropping, and should not be missed under any circumstances. The temple is actually an enclosure containing a number of temples to Amun, and some parts of the eastern side of the complex may have been built as early as the 20th century B.C. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

How long is a piece of string? How many times can you gaze in wonderment at this beautiful work of art? Surely this is why we all come to Luxor to gaze in wonderment at what these people built ,some may argue they could not have,but when we are sailing on the nile in a felucha watching the sun set... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Very large ruin of a temple that has been started long ago and added to over the reigns of different rulers. Ground not suitable for buggies or wheelchair user and typically its last on their list to put right - and that's the way it should be!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

There was something very special about this temple. I loved the peaceful energy there among the 132 columns...we were lucky there were not many tourists the day we went.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This was our favorite Temple in Egypt. I believe it was 80 Egyptian pounds which we thought was worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Like living in the history. So many stories from our heritage at the same place. Choose a local guide to be the storyteller. For example Eye of Horus Tours

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I loved visiting this temple both during the day and then in the evening for the Sound and Light show. I highly recommend both, rather than just one. Just be sure to allow plenty of time to wander around and explore - you will find details and small treasures that people in a hurry will miss. One of the great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A truly awesome place - vast and you can spend hours upon hours exploring the whole area. Just spend time wandering around looking at the scope as well as the little details and you will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The best place to see in Luxor area. It is worth to spend at least 1-2 hours here to admire very well preserved monuments and curvings on the walls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

“Karnak Temple an amazing place to visit. ... a must see” “Karnak Temple an amazing place to visit ”

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