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Karnak Open Air Museum

| within the walls of Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt
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| within the walls of Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

very impressive; one needs ~2 hrs. for the visit; do your homework before, stay away from the crowds, but pay quick attention to the different guides' lectures and be constantly careful for the details.

Thank deyan55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely incredible they have pieced enough of it together to make it an unforgettable place to visit. You walk among columns, statues and obelisks. Breathtaking. A bit more information would have been nice though. I was pleased to see a cafe by the lake -...More

Thank Ulrike C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful sunny day with a perfect guide tour explains for us everything about ancient egypt civilization history with all details

Thank moh w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think it's very important to visit this place it's Karnak, is a collection of temples and buildings and columns, where continued expansion and construction since the Pharaonic era to the Roman in Luxor in Egypt on the eastern coast. The temple in opened Area...More

Thank Amal A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit here is good with a guide, as they can tell you so much-needed information. Our guide was very good.it helped you to understand what you are looking at. Very interesting.

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the greatest temple ever built by Egyptian kings ,and considered in my opinion as most beautiful open air museums in the whole world, you would see the creation of civilization which makes Egypt really is the cradle of civilization,you will see Amen-Ra temple,the...More

Thank Mghazi
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The Karnak Open Air Museum is a huge complex and was the highlight of our visit on this particular day in Luxor. The temple itself is truly spectacular. We spent a good amount of time with our guide wandering around here and learned a great...More

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The open air Temple of Karnak museum was one of the most impressive that we experienced during our tours in Luxor. It is probably one of the largest ancient complexes with 134 enormous towering stone columns in a separate courtyard.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Not to be missed so much to see, a must is the red chapel of Hatsetshup, off the beaten track but worth the treck

Thank dottie502
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Lots of smaller monuments & stone structures laying about. It seemed a bit like a lot full of leftover parts waiting to be placed or restored. A good aspect of this part of Karnak is it is more open compared to the large temple structures...More

Thank chadwickem2016
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