Temple of Amun
Temple of Amun
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A major part of the Temple of Karnak complex is occupied by the Temple of Amun, built during the 18th Dynasty (1554-1305 BC).
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ZhaoXiuMei
Singapore, Singapore5,113 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
The Temple was built over a long period of time starting from as early as 12th dynasty. Many pharaohs competed to decorate the Temple to made it more magnificient. We were impressed with the 134 columns. The 2 central rows of columns are higher than the rest and they are papyrus columns with open capitals. The other columns have papyrus columns with closed capitals.
Our guide showed us the botancial garden besides the Great Festival Hall of Tuthmosis III. It was in the form of reliefs carved in the shape of plants and flowers. We were impressed by the imagination of the pharaoh!
Written January 27, 2020
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DEK_29
Brisbane, Australia1,071 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
The Temple of Amun features a number of parts that were proposed by different pharaohs. Seti I and Ramses II created the Great Hypostyle Hall with its myriad of columns; some with lotus bulb and others with open flower capitals. Previous pharaohs, such as, Thutmose III and Hatsheput had begone work on parts of the temple hundreds of years before. Interestingly, the deeper you go into the temple - the older it gets. A twelfth century structure is at the heart of the complex. As with anything to do with Karnak; time is what is needed to appreciate the vastness of the temple and its long history.
Written December 29, 2020
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TTOverseas
Cairo, Egypt203 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Walking between these columns really makes you feel small and the accomplishments of these ancient people seem enormous. This is part of the Karnak experience, so a must see when in Luxor.
Written February 8, 2020
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Jean Louis G
Lebanon72 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015 • Family
A small and a calm place to visit. There are a lot of beautiful panoramas to take some pictures.
The maximum time to visit half an hour. I advice you all to visit but with a guide.
Written May 31, 2015
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susanwalsh
Glasgow, UK1,549 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2015 • Friends
This is the famous temple at Karnak dedicated to the god Amun. There is a line of ram headed sphinxes on the way in. The huge pylons and the first court are wonderful but nothing prepares one for the astonishing Hypostyle Hall and the obelisks. The sacred lake is a wonderful calm spot. The huge size of the complex is mind blowing. I would love to go again.
Written March 24, 2015
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creativewoman5
Crawley, United Kingdom117 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2013 • Friends
The Temple of Amun at Karnak is magnificent in both its grandeur and its presence.
When you go, don't forget to visit the Sacred Lake. It is a really beautiful and peaceful place. Walk to the opposite side from the temple for great photo opportunities with reflections in the lake.
Written April 13, 2013
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podrozniczka60
New Jersey16,140 contributions
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Dec 2021
You visit the temple of Amun when you visit Karnak. It was the principal religious center of the god Amun-Re in Thebes. Impressive columns and other structures. Sphinxes lead to the temple.
Written February 12, 2022
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Donald B
Brisbane, Australia129 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Enormous pillars provide a perspective of the power and might of the ancient Pharaohs. An essential part of the Karnak complex.
Written March 18, 2020
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srichman48
Carshalton, UK87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
There is a wonderful statue of Osiris and Amun-Ra here and it's in fairly good condition. Amun-Ra is the most transcribed of the Egyptian gods. This should be on your visit list.
Written April 19, 2019
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DAVID L
Los Angeles, CA8,096 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
The AMUN Temple is one of the many architectural structures we toured within the Karnak complex. The god Amun Ra was the sacred sun god to the ancient Egyptians. Visiting Amun & Karnak Temple is one of those unique experiences of travel, it is a “Wow” site to experience - but having a guide is Must. Try to Visit Amin at Karnak twice, if time permits, once in daytime & once for the nighttime Sound & Lights - both amazing experiences. Enjoy !
Written February 4, 2019
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