Temple of Karnak

Temple of Karnak, Luxor

Temple of Karnak
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Historic Sites • Ancient Ruins
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JOSE R
27 contributions
Whoa!!!!
Oct 2021 • Couples
Very monumental!! Impressive!! Still feel the energy and wisdom of those who builder... A must to visit and enjoy
Written October 21, 2021
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Рамиль Х
Moscow, Russia141 contributions
The largest temple of Ancient Egypt
Oct 2021 • Solo
A huge complex, including 33 temples on the territory of several hectares. On the tour, we had enough review for 30 minutes and another 30 minutes for walking for a photo. Most of all I liked the obelisks, columns and walls 43 meters high and 15 meters thick.
Written October 16, 2021
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Jimmyrugby
14 contributions
Awe inspiring
Oct 2021
One of the greatest structures in the history of ancient civilization. I could not believe the size and magnificence of this ancient temple. This is a must see in Luxor.
Written October 15, 2021
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Tom
Maple Grove, MN1,881 contributions
Must see - massive site
Oct 2021 • Couples
Well over 200 acres, this temple sure is both massive and impressive. You could spend the whole day walking through this site - from the colorful pillars, to the artificial pool, to the obelisk, and beyond. Must see!
Written October 14, 2021
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Arvind Sony
New Delhi, India443 contributions
Amazing
Feb 2021 • Solo
Wow!! Wow!
Without visiting this temple your Luxor trip will incomplete. this is a huge temple and here you will enjoy a lot.
Written October 5, 2021
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Robert H
West Palm Beach, FL1,307 contributions
Great temple complex
Sep 2021 • Friends
The day was hot but had to be done. These columns and statue was awe inspiring. The road lined with small Sphinx on both sides supposedly for 3 kilometers.
Written September 24, 2021
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Alexa S
24 contributions
If you missed it, you missed the best!
Aug 2021 • Couples
Impressive and breath taking!!!!! Was shocked in silence being there, everything is just so big! I'd say ancient egyptians were EXTRA.
A MUST SEE temple, the scarab, sacred lake and the hall of columns! It's a dream being there and seeing in person
Written September 16, 2021
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Terry E
Cairo, Egypt8 contributions
magnificent temple
Aug 2021
wouldn't reccomend visiting in August but needs must, very hot but we did go very early 7am so shade was good too,

such a wonderful place,
Written August 28, 2021
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Izzy
Los Angeles, CA265 contributions
Incredible
May 2021 • Family
So impressive. Could spend hours here and not get bored! Visited first thing in the morning to heat the heat and practically had the whole place to ourselves
Written August 18, 2021
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Piranha A
Moscow, Russia65 contributions
You GOTTA MEET that Guy !
Jul 2021
Exploring Karnak is like traveling back in time without the luxury of having a time machine: this was the most important religious complex in Ancient Egypt home to three main temples and several smaller ones- Around thirty different Pharaohs contributed to the building process of this site over a period of 1500 years.,

HOW TO GET THERE

Karnak Temple opens its doors at 6 AM, however, opening hours can change depending on the season. The earlier you get there the better, as you have to keep in mind the large groups of tourists and the blazing hot sun

The Karnak complex is located right in the city of Luxor, and it’s early reachable by taxi, horse carriage, or walking if your hotel is close by.
I decided to go in my private car which only took a 10-minute drive from the hotel to be right in the middle of this ancient place of worship.

I met an incredible guy who' s been working all his life here in excavations, and so he did his father before him. If you meet him he will be glad to show you all the secrets of the Complex - check him out on my Karnak Guide on Egypt Made Easy Youtube.
Although most people only recognize the huge columns, Karnak is a HUGE temple and there’s actually a lot more to see like the ram road, double obelisks, the lake, Amun-Ra temples, and many, many statues. So, I’d allow at least two hours to explore if not more.
I decided to hire a guide for one hour and enjoy for the second half of my visit the ruins on my own.

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Written August 3, 2021
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