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Temple of Karnak

Luxor 81111, Egypt
+20 100 016 1564
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The karnak temple is one the distinguished identifying marks of Luxor in Egypt, where each of consecutive kings tried to make his temple most magnificent so as to be so distinguished than his predecessor, so the Karnak temples changed to a complete guide and collection showing the development stages of ancient Egyptian art and distinguished pharaonic architecture.
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for the sound and light show, and a tour during the day. An interesting and spectacular site to visit

Thank Lionel M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great ruins to visit. Plenty too see and be amazed. Not too much shade so bring hat and sunscreen. Plenty of photos here and great statues and pillars remain

Thank chimchop
Reviewed 2 days ago

Karnak is a vast expansion of temples that took over 1500 years to continually add and expand. The architecture is a perfect example of Middle Dynasty style all the way to Greco-Roman. I recommend that you brush on your Egyptian history before you embark on...More

Thank Emad A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having a guide was a must - we had a guide for three days while in Luxor that met us at our hotel daily. A beautiful historic site. Learned so much! Recommend going in the morning before the heat sets in.

Thank heddieeddie
Reviewed 4 days ago

The history and architecture is something to behold. There are plenty of temples down the Nile, none that produce the awe that Karnak does.

Thank sherrie391
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the fourth time we have visited and it never disappoints , there is always something new to see going by different routes.

Thank marilyn rachael b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was blown away by the spectacular remains of the temple. So much is intact and yet so little remains. You get a feel for the sheer size of the place, when it was built it must have been some place. There is lots to see...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This temple was the highlight of our recent trip to Egypt. Magnificent, majestic,really no words to describe it. It is a humbling experience. Better than the pyramids. Well, maybe not. You really need to visit both when travelling to Egypt. Three recommendations when visiting the...More

Thank TampaDocFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

what a wonderful experience to be able to walk around this Temple .. A must see go before its to late as there is talk of stopping people walking around them

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temples at Luxor/Karnak were incredible. Tons of towering pillars covered in art. Lots of statues abound. Walking past the rows of lion statues was incredible. Paint remains under some archways. There is so much to see! It far exceeded expectations.

Thank Daniel V
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For those who have visited recently, any concerns about safety or security in this area?
3 September 2016|
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Response from Arch K | Reviewed this property |
I was last there in April, traveling on my own. There is no reason to be any more concerned in Egypt than in any other place. There are so few tourists visiting Egypt, everybody you meet will be glad to see you, polite... More
Douglas N
How difficult is communication when you only speak English?
10 July 2016|
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Response from Arch K | Reviewed this property |
The vast majority of Egyptians are bi-lingual, usually with English as the second language. It would be a good idea to learn a few basic words and phrases in Arabic, the locals appreciate you making the effort.
ksmitten16 You have me confused this is a review for the Temple of Karnak , But your photo is for Luxor Temple. As you only went to the sound and light show in Karnak
17 April 2016|
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Response from patriciadlhm | Reviewed this property |
Sorry if some of the Luxor Temple's pictures (at night with the light effects) were mixed up with those of the Karnak Temple (visited during the day, since they close at 5 pm)