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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These obelisks can be seen when visited the Karnak Temple. The same obelisk can be seen in Istanbul and Rome. These are made from Granite from Aswan. The use of the obelisks is even more of a mystery than their carving and means of erection....More

Thank arunbvkumar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You see these with admission to the Temple. Not the best part of the t mole, but still great. Look at the carvings, and have a guide tell you the history. They are free standing for thousands of years, so impressive.

Thank msa23_2000
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

You can actually see three Obelisks at Karnak - bonus!!!! The first two are very interesting and were all cut out of one piece of granite. I just cant imagine the process of cutting, moving and then lifting these beauties into place. Plus, the tops...More

Thank IndySig
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Within Karmak temple, these were originally topped with gold so that they were visible from the west bank. Beautiful artistry

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Compared to others this is not that impressive. So if you are short of time you can skip this - unfinished Obelisk.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Its simply amazing and the whole place give you kind of experience in both technology and the hard work people used to do to get their monuments stand still for many centuries. Its awesome place to visit. Just imagine the vision of those kings who...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Not sure why this is listed as a separate site. There are so many things to see in the Karnak tempe. This is just one of those.

Thank imdarkside
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

It is quite hard to imagine how could those huge obelisks be erected in the long-gone ancient times considering that even in the modern times this will be the considered a tremendous feat of engineering! Pay attention to the inscription on them - and take...More

Thank dr_irena_odc
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

It's inside the area and you will find it in your way once inside the complex. Overall we took 3 hours in Karnak if that helps.

Thank DonCesar
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The obelisk of Thutmoses I is one of the most impressive features of the Karnak temple. Absolutely impressive and to realises it size and the fact it has to be carved in a single piece of stone, make you wander how nearly 4000 years ago...More

Thank Ricardo B
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