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Discover Luxor: Half Day Tour Karnack And Luxor Temples
"Be picked up from your hotel and then visit The Temples of Karnack the biggest temple complex in the world covering an area of 100 hectares. On entering the Temples you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The deeper you go into the complex the further back in time you will travel with the oldest ruins dating back over 3000 years. Then visit the Great Hypostyle Hall with its 102 meters wide and 53 meters long and 134 columns towering above
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Full Day Private Tour Luxor East Bank: Karnak and Luxor Temples with Lunch
"Your day will start with your private tour guide picking you up from your hotel in Luxor in an air conditioned vehicle to start your visits. First of all you will explore Karnak Temple the largest religious Pharaonic structure ever built in the world. Next head on to the Luxor Temple dedicated to the holy Theban triad the gods Amun Mut and Khonsu
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"Private Tour: Luxor East Bank
"Start your day with a visit to the Temples of Karnak. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. On entering the Temples of Karnak you will see each legacy left by the various phara the further back in time you will travel with the oldest ruins dating back over 3000 years.Walking through the Great Court into the Great Hypostyle Hall it's hard not to be overwhelmed by the 134 columns towering above you like an ancient forest. At the rear of the complex you will find the sacred lake where centuries ago pharaohs and their offerings to the gods were purified. After a tour of the complex you will have additional free time to explore at leisure.Continue to Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx
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Great Hypostle Hall

One famous aspect of Karnak is the Hypostyle Hall in the Precinct of Amun-Re, a hall area of 50,000 sq ft (5,000 m2) with 134 massive columns arranged in 16 rows. 122 of these columns are 10 meters...
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Jun 24, 2016

Karnak - Sound and Light Show

You get to the Karnak Temple and it's dark. There are hundreds of people waiting for the Sound and Light show to start. The sound was terrible, it was full of static and hard to hear as most of the...
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RavensWing
Jun 24, 2016

Karnak Temple

Along with the Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, this place is a real stunner. The architecture and the man made lake with clay pipes still being used is a marvel in engineering and...
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MoniqueB7
Mar 25, 2016

Karnak Temple

In ancient times, Karnak was known as Ipet-isut, 'The most select of places'The Sacred Scarab is here, and perhaps it was placed strategically where it is - in front of the Sacred Lake - to keep the...
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RavensWing
Oct 21, 2013

KARNAK TEMPLE

Take a half-day private tour with a qualified Egyptologist guide exploring the East Bank of Luxor. You'll see two of the most impressive temples in Upper Egypt - Karnak and Luxor, while learning about...
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draguza
Apr 21, 2013

Karnak: Open-air Museum

On left side of the Hypostyle Hall, there is an exit that will lead to the Open-air Museum. There is also an exit point at the Great Court where you can access this site. This museum requires a...
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June.b
Jun 19, 2011

Karnak: Festival Temple of Tuthmosis III

The last section of the Temple of Amun on the main axis - if I remember it right, the last portion of the temple - the Festival Temple of Tuthmosis III which is in really good condition. Tuthmosis III...
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June.b
Jun 18, 2011

Karnak: Great Hypostyle Hall ..more more

When I say, this area of the Karnak Temple is easily the best part - probably in all of the sights I've seen in EGypt (incl. the Great Pyramids), I mean it. That's why I'm posting more photos - though...
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June.b
Jun 18, 2011

Karnak: Great Hypostyle Hall

After the huge open court, you'll be getting in the most spectacular part of the Karnal Temple -- the Great Hyspostyle Hall -- left and right.This is the part where I got the most goosebumps I have...
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June.b
Jun 18, 2011

Karnak: The Temple of Ramses III

On the left side of the huge open court or the Great Court is a rectangular hypostyle hall with 8 columns, a vestibule with 4 columns, and an open court. This hall is called the Temple of Ramses II...
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June.b
Jun 18, 2011

Karnak: The Great Court

After entering the main gate or the first pylon, you'll be ushered into a huge open space called the Great Court, in the middle you'll see a huge 21 meter tall column with bud papyrus capital. This...
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June.b
Jun 18, 2011

Karnak: Ram headed Sphinxes

Similar to the avenue of the sphinxes in the temple of Luxor, the Karnak Temple has it's own line of sphinxes, the difference is in Karnak - it's a ram-headed sphinxes (in Luxor it's Necatanebo's...
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Jun 18, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Karnak Temple

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Luxor Temple

The architecture is like a majority of the sites, beautiful beyond words. There's a church built above part of the temple. This was when the Nile River was higher and the site was considerably...
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Temple of Hatshepsut

Located beneath massive cliffs near the west bank of the Nile, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir el Bahri, is dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. Hatshepsut, meaning 'foremost of...
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Deir el Medina

The workers that built the great tombs of the Pharaohs lived in a village not far from the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Many tombs have been discovered here. The workers tombs at Deir...
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Valley of the Kings

This place is also well and truly on any visitors list when coming to Luxor. An enormous place full of various different sized tombs. Your entrance ticket grants you access to 3 and if you purchase...
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Colossi of Memnon

These two statues once stood at the entrance gate of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, though very little of the temple behind them remains today. They were carved from two massive granite blocks,...
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The Souks or Market

the sights, the sounds, the smell, the haggling among buyers and seller...you'll be right in the front row seat watching all these happenings when you get to the inner portion of the market. go...go...
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