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Temple of Karnak

Luxor 81111, Egypt
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$54*
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Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples
97%
Ranked #1 of 48 Attractions in Luxor
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: This complex is comprised of three main temples of Mut, Monthu and Amun, smaller enclosed temples, several outer temples and the Second Pylon of Karnak that was built by Ramesses II.
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed this temple, its sooo huge cause was built by multiple k7ngs, its really amazing masterpiece, whole this huge rock carved & shaped

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I loved my visit to Karnak Temple. The scale and beauty of the place is amazing. I especially love all of the columns. There are a lot of good photo opportunities here. I also did the Sound & Light Show while I was here and was a bit disappointed. The temple is beautiful when lit up, but the dialogue that... More

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Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We went to Karnak for the sound and light show and we're not disappointed the narration was very informative and the music made it dramatic. Must do if you visit Luxor.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great history intro in awesome surroundings. Loved it. For us it was enough so we skipped the day tour

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

So much history and different parts of the temple, the sound and light show is not to be missed and is presented in different languages at different times. Go early or late middle of day hot and crowded.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

So much to see. I would recommend that you hire a guide and also go to the Sound and Light show which although not intellectually challenging is fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We had a private guide, there is so much to see here. So many stories to tell. Would highly recommend, and I will have to go back to see again

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

One of the most interesting and exciting to her as I have ever been on. I was absolutely amazed by the grandeur and extent of this temple complex. Our guide was extraordinarily useful. Unfortunately, the crowds were detraction. I was a little nervous because this was the site of a terrible terrorist slaughter of over 60 Tourists several years ago.... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Amazing historical site, it left me speechless. Our guide was very knowledgeable and was from Blue Sky Travel, thanks Ousama.

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Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I visited Karnak Temple during the daytime and the nighttime and it was very beautiful. It is very near to the River Nile, and easy to walk or cycle to.

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