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Luxor Sound and Light Show

Karnak Temple, Luxor 0095, Egypt
+20 2 33852880
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US$ 38.00*
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Karnak Sound and Light Show with Private Transport
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US$ 25.00*
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Luxor Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple
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The Karnak Sound and Light Show highlights the dramatic history of ancient Thebes. The show narrates the achievements of some great Pharaohs, with poetic descriptions of the ancient treasures. As visitors walk through the complex, the pharaohs arise to tell the story of their interesting lives, as haunting music mysteriously flows through this ancient city. Ancient and poetic voices tell the visitors about the birth of Karnak temple and the heroic achievements of the pharaohs and the god Amun. It is an enchanting and supernatural experience to listen to sound effects and gaze at the magnificent ruins illuminated during the well-presented show.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Karnak Temple, Luxor 0095, Egypt
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+20 2 33852880
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is an tangible excitement that builds amongst the crowd as they wait for the show to begin. Once the show begins you are escorted through the temple to a seating area adjacent to the sacred lake where you will be seated. The show is...More

Thank mikeviettours
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Luxor Sound and Light Show is located at Karnak temple and is truly amazing. I had already been here during the day so it was lovely to see it partially lit up at night. You start the tour by walking through the temple with...More

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The show starts with you walking through the temple when it is lit at night. Gret phot ops so this is worth the ticket price alone. Wear comfy shoes, and take a torch or phone torch. Then you are seated viewing the entire complex over...More

Thank markjango
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of an amazing two day trip to Luxor, not to be missed if you are in the city and have time to go. The lightshow and commentary really bring the history of the place alive, made even more special...More

Thank 759jjw7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a cool experience, solid sound and visuals, the production did a good job of tying in the ruins and history of ancient Egypt

Thank Sohaib A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

For a fact you will enjoy living the story in this show , specially if it's the Arabic show , but not to worry it comes in multiple languages for everyone.

Thank MoeEwidah
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Part of this tour is a walking tour where parts of the temple are lit. You can see quite a bit of the temple, but not all of it. The temple itself is amazing, but I would rather visit during the day to see how...More

Thank zhane101
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

July is not the time to visit because you can expect 46 C during the day, which means that the stones radiate heat all night. So it was SWELTERING during the show - so sweltering that it was hard for me to listen. It's true...More

Thank RL_Adirondack_Woman
Reviewed 13 July 2017

dont waste your time or money on this trip, It is rubbish - goes on for far too long and the booming voice is truly horrendous. Me and my husband kept looking at each other, dying for it to end but it just kept on...More

Thank Wendieh20
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I highly recommend visiting the sound and light show. I have traveled the world but never seen anything more amazing. We are from USA and I was traveling with my college age daughter. She loved it and we felt very safe.

Thank DougKennedy954
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kcowley
29 January 2015|
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Response from SonjaSas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the cost for the ticket is 100 Egyptian pounds/person (Nov 2014) if you buy it at the gate. There were only 2 of us so no discounts but the official website says that if you have a group of 15 people there is a free... More
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