Within a city of towering obelisks, sanctuaries, and squares, Temple of Karnak is part of World Heritage-listed ancient ruins, once probably one of the largest religious sites ever built. Designed to be the earthly home of local divinities, the temple complex was constructed over a period of 1,500 years and was dedicated to the Theban triad, three Egyptian gods most worshipped in the region. Though the colors on the carved artworks have long since faded and the squares are now populated by tourists from around the world, the complex still maintains that ageless charm. Its scale, in terms of the height of its towers and the way it spreads out across the land, remains gigantic by any standards--it's easy to understand why the locals believed their gods resided here. Before you head to Luxor, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Luxor travel route builder app , to make sure you see all that Luxor has to offer, including Temple of Karnak.
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Wow ! Just wow ! The place takes your breath away. Right from the main entrance which is awe inspiring, to the obelisk of Hatshepsut and the Hypostyle Hall. It is a huge place with such an ancient his... more »
I am no Egyptologist but a very amazing place to visit. We came back at night for the light show which was amazing also. more »
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