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Temple of Karnak

Address: Luxor 81111, Egypt
Phone Number: 1000161564
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Ranked #1 of 49 Attractions in Luxor
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This complex is comprised of three main temples of Mut, Monthu and...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I have walked around many of the Egyptian temples and this one is very vast and impressive like most. There is so much detail involved and so much time and dedication spent on this.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This was our first temple when we arrived and it literally was breath taking When we first saw it, with the small sphinxes lined up, we were just stunned and couldn't speak. Beautiful.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

To stand among the gigantic pillars in this vast complex is a truly wonderful experience. The initial construction has been added to over countless centuries by numerous rulers the greatest builder of course being Ramesses 11. It is very sad that so many obelisks and other items have been usurped by other countries when they should all be returned their... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

After seeing the temple on tv i had a general idea what to expect but the massive structure and details of the hieroglyphics has to be seen to be believed even if Egyptology is not your bag you would still find the temple amazing if you are near Luxor as for the street sellers "Laa Shakran" "No thanks" just does... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This is not only a must when you are in Luxor but a must to make the effort to travel there once on your life just to experiance the light and sound show. Good for you Egypt you totally got this right.

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middlesbrough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Done a daytrip from Sharm el Sheikh to Luxor, absolutely buzzing we came to see this feel privileged to have seen it. If you're interested in ancient Egypt this is a must. I used Sinai Safari Adventures.

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ny,ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

so amazing and not far from most hotels. you'll deal with guides at the entrance and random people asking for tips but just ignore and keep walking. put headphones on if possible and it will make it easier to not hear them. during the day and at night both are amazing to see. i like to see the detail on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Light and sound not worth the money but well worth a walk around in the day.Good to have a guide. The guide will always try and sell you another trip somewhere else. As you leave you always have to come out via the shops!

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

fabulous overwhelming place- a must do! We went in a private car with guide which was great as we ditched the alabaster and papyrus museums and went on a Nile trip instead which again was lovely, before the valley of the Kings and temple.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

If anyone come to visit Egypt, Karnak temple is a must-see! It will shock all your senses when you stand right in the great hall no matter how times you see it in pictures.

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