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Karnak Temple provides great insights into the old kingdom capitol of Egypt, then called Thebes. Many of the colossal works of art have been painstakingly restored, and sometimes provide inaccurate representations of this once great civilization. Nevertheless, one can spend hours wandering through the temple...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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A really magnificent sight with great views of ancient monuments and relics . The hieroglyphics and wall paintings are fabulous Only drawback as ever in Egypt is the constant pestering to buy things as you walk to and from the car park but this is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Worth every penny. Unbelievable monuments, statues and artwork, really well preserved. Note: if you bring a student card all entrances are half the price.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RuiMilk
Reviewed yesterday

The area is so huge and so many things to see ... Queen Hatshepsut's obelisk - loved the most. Amun Ra's temple, other places .. at least one needs 2 hours to see this wonderland. This is in Luxor East bank.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This is ticking off my bucket list and well worth it for that. It is amazing how these inscriptions and some of the colours have stood the test of time. A must if you can.

Date of experience: February 2019
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The Temple of Karnak is breath-taking. We have visited a lot of temples in Egypt, but Karnak Temple was our favourite by far. The sheer size and scale of it is awe-inspiring. The history behind it is fascinating. We had a tour guide with us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Karnak temple is a must see in Luxor. Compared with the Luxor temple, it's a huge area. There a so many things to see that you can spend hours in this temple. A real highlight is the statue of Sekhmet. It's not official but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HolgerM1975
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a huge complex of temples with the last construction left incomplete. There are a lot of well preserved statues. There were columns with carvings and original colours. There were paintings on the roofs as well. There was a nilometer in the temple.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TahiraSajid
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Karnak is an amazing temple, added to by generations of rulers it has everything. Hypostyle Hall, Avenue of Sphinx, obelisks, lakes and magnificent hieroglyphics. The temple is busy but generally you can get to appreciate its scale and beauty.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarpleTraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Give this one time if you have it. Make sure to get there before the big crowds come at 1030am and 4pm. Great place to pick up postcards, and update your instagram lol

Date of experience: January 2019
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stacey j
April 3, 2018|
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Response from dr_irena_odc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stacey. Yes, it will be possible to access the Karnak Temple with with a stroller, but please be advised it's a cobblestone pavement, so not so even by the most part. When I was there, I've seen wheel-chairs being used... More
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You could easily spend a fortnight in Luxor alone! Why not cruise for one week (the tours are good but hurried and limited to the most famous sites), then spend a relaxed week re-visiting the big sites and finding out the rest? Crossing on the local ferry is easy and costs LE2 return (20p) you can pick up a taxi from the ferry car park and they will take you to the many sites. Use the search engine for recent posts with details of cost etc. If you are happy just using a guide book, then...More
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Very nicely written... thank you and I am glad you had such a good time... obviously a follow up trip is in order :)
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