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Temple of Karnak

Luxor 81111, Egypt
+20 100 016 1564
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Private Guided Tour to Karnak Temple from Luxor
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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 4 days 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 5 days 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
Reviewed 5 days ago

Karnak is a vast temple complex, built over many hundreds of years by many hands. There are a variety of styles to see. The massive hypostile with its huge columns meant to signify reeds of papyrus is awe-inspiring. There are still bits of roof and...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having been there before on many occasions it was still very impressive. Could have spent several visits there as there is so much to see.

Thank bluey249
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to visit early evening after the sun has set. Much better out of the heat and crowds of the day. The Shakespear company's voiceover and the lights on the temple make for a really majestic impression of this facinating culture.

Thank jam551
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walk through this temple and look at all of the amazing hieroglyphics and tall pillars with amazement. You will not be dissatisfied!

Thank okica18
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful temple our guide told us that this is one of the most important temples of Egypt. It is one of eleven temples of a temple complex. The Hypostyle hall is an interesting highlight of the place. Overall an interesting experience.

Thank elvinjackson98
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most important temple of Egypt that started to be constructed in the middle kingdom and thereafter numerous pharaohs made new additions. It is one of the largest temples in the world and its size attests to its importance. However, only one part...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best to visit it before the Luxor temple which is linked to this one by an avenue of 2*365 sphinx now totally visible from Luxor. Interesting is the sacred lake where all workers had to bathe before starting their work day. look also at the...More

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This amazing temple complex covers a hundred acres of incredible temples, numerous pillars with hieroglyphs, the stunning Avenue of the Rams, and huge obelisks. Some of the original painting can still be seen and the hieroglyphs are well preserved in many of the carvings. This...More

Thank VKauf2014
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For those who have visited recently, any concerns about safety or security in this area?
4 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?
11 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)