Karnak Temple



Karnak Temple complex is a tremendous temple that is considered to be the most toured ancient place in the whole country of Egypt. Giza Pyramids in Cairo is the only place that competes with the grandeur of this gigantic Temple complex, it comprises four principal parts in which the most extensive part is the only one that is allowed to be visited by the people.




Karnak Temple complex is a tremendous temple that is considered to be the most toured ancient place in the whole country of Egypt. Giza Pyramids in Cairo is the only place that competes with the grandeur of this gigantic Temple complex, it comprises four principal parts in which the most extensive part is the only one that is allowed to be visited by the people.

 

The other three parts are smaller temples for Mut, Monto and Amenhotep IV and are closed to the visitors. Also, smaller sanctuaries and temples that connect the main part with the three smaller parts do exist in the complex.

 

You are visiting the core of ancient Egyptian New Kingdom when you get to visit Karnak temple in Luxor as this vast temple complex was the center of ancient religion when the power was focused at Thebes (Luxor City nowadays), and its importance appears in being very huge in size and for its religious importance, it served as an administrative center not only the largest temple complex of the New Kingdom Pharaohs to be ever built in any other civilizations.


Karnak Temple has been expanded throughout almost 1500 years and generations of pharaohs added more artifacts to end up in those enormous pylon, sanctuaries, and decorations that are not comparable all over the world.

 

Karnak Temple’s peak was during the epoch of the New Kingdom, Hatshepsut, Ramses II, and other kings participated in such a valuable additions to the temple complex, and even rulers from Greco-roman era continued buildings and restorations afterward.

 

The main and big part of the temple which is dedicated to Amun, composed of the most well-known sections of the whole temple complex which includes the Great Hypostyle Hall which is of 134 gigantic columns and considered to be the most magnificent sites in Egypt. Its carvings and wall inscriptions are not to be described in words.

 

A sound and light show takes place every night at Karnak temple and is available in many languages with 3 different times a day, and that incredible laser data show is a great experience to learn about ancient Egyptian history.

You can get to know everything about Karnak Temple in Luxor during many of our Egypt Day Tours, Luxor Day Tours and Excursions like:

An Overnight Tour to Luxor from Cairo by Flight
A great Overnight Tour to Luxor from Cairo by Flight
A lovely Luxor Hot Air Balloon Ride while you can have scenic views of the whole city of Thebes, Luxor nowadays.
Cairo Day Tour to Luxor by Air
Luxor day tour to the East and the West Bank
Luxor and Aswan Overnight Trip from Cairo
Overnight Tour to Abydos, Dendera, and Luxor from Cairo​​​​​​​
Try a Day Trip to Luxor from Sharm El Sheikh from our selection of Sharm El Sheikh Day Tours and Excursions​​​​​​​
Our range of Hurghada Day Tours also did not miss a Luxor Day Tours from Hurghada​​​​​​​ or 2 Days Trip to Luxor from Hurghada​​​​​​​
Luxor Day Trip from Dahab by FlightLuxor Tour from Marsa Alam​​​​​​​ or indeed, if you want to pick from Egypt Day Tours in Taba by a Luxor Day Trip from Taba by Flight​​​​​​​
And you can explore  Aswan Day Tours, Sightseeing and Excursions through the unique Aswan to Luxor Day Trip

Or from Egypt Travel Packages like:
Egypt Christmas and New Year Tours like a charming 5 Days Cairo and Luxor Holiday during the Christmas​​​​​​​
5-Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package
5 Days Cairo and Luxor Vacation​​​​​​​
Egypt Luxury Customized Tours to Cairo & Nile Cruise Luxury Tour​​​​​​​

Or you can enjoy one of our Egypt Nile Cruise Tours such as:
4 Days Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise --- Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise --- MS Esplanade Nile Cruise --- MS Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise Aswan to Luxor --- MS Royal Princess Nile Cruise --- MS Royal Princess Nile Cruise 

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