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Karnak Open Air Museum

| within the walls of Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt
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| within the walls of Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The open air Temple of Karnak museum was one of the most impressive that we experienced during our tours in Luxor. It is probably one of the largest ancient complexes with 134 enormous towering stone columns in a separate courtyard.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this historic monument. It's full of history and well preserved. Like everywhere there are these people who are "showing you" some special parts of it and then they are asking you for tips, but if you are walking only with your guide...More

Thank Bozhena_S_V
Reviewed October 12, 2017

If you can only see one temple in Luxor visit the Karnak temple. It is filled with colorful hieroglyphs in great shape. Takes a full day. It's hot. Buy water before you go in. It is the most intact temple. You can easily get lost...More

1  Thank ashtabula
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Not to be missed so much to see, a must is the red chapel of Hatsetshup, off the beaten track but worth the treck

Thank dottie502
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Lots of smaller monuments & stone structures laying about. It seemed a bit like a lot full of leftover parts waiting to be placed or restored. A good aspect of this part of Karnak is it is more open compared to the large temple structures...More

Thank chadwickem2016
Reviewed August 22, 2017

you will easily miss this place, entrance is in your left side, behind the facing statue. need to pay entrance fee, full stone with lots of intricate design. a good place for those who like archaeology.

Thank James R
Reviewed August 16, 2017

You feel very small as you walk through the hypostyle hall. Look up at the underside of the beams and you can see some of the colors that haven't quite faded away.

Thank Roy H
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Karnak is a huge site, with much to explore. including this open air museum. It would be easy to spend the better part of a day just visiting this site

1  Thank CodyMav
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

A separate ticket is needed but worths every dollar!!!!. The open air Museum is much better is you do a guided visit along with Karnak Temple. One word: Magnificent!.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This is a very large monument and presents well the types of spaces one would have experienced in ancient days.

Thank ggold113
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