Karnak temple

Karnak temple with its magnificent Hypostyle Hall of 134 columns, line of ram-headed sphinxes and sacred lake, is the greatest place of worship in History. It includes many singular temples dedicated to Amun, his wife “Mut” and their son “Khonsu”, the moon deity. Since the Arab conquest, it became known as “Al Karnak”: The Fort. The temple starts with the avenue of the Rams, representing Amun: Symbol of Fertility & Growth.Beneath the rams’ heads, small statues of Ramses II were carved.

The temple of Luxor

Luxor temple luxor temple built by the two Pharaohs: Amenhotep III & Ramses IIwith its papyrus headed columns and imposing colonnade was dedicated to Amun-Ra whose marriage to “Mut” was celebrated annually; when the sacred procession moved by boat from Karnak to Luxor temple.

Sound and Light in Luxor ( Karnak temple ) PDF Print E-mail

sound & light show - karnak temple Enjoy an enchanting couple of hours at one of Egypt’s finest Temple.  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, 

luxor museum

coffin Although of recent institution the Luxor Museum contains many in­teresting exhibits. The most curi­ous item is the reconstruction of a wall, 18 metres long, from the temple that Akhen-Aton built in Thebes. The two hundred and eighty three blocks of which it is made up were found in the filling of the ninth pylon of the temple of Amon at karnak. 

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