Visit Karnak & Luxor Temples with your Egyptologist tour guide for a half day
The amazing of all temples. Karnak temple is more like a small town than just a temple. It is considered the largest ancient site in the whole world. Karnak is like the encyclopedia of ancient Egypt where every Pharaoh ruled Egypt have erected part of it or added a statue ! The key difference between Karnak and most of the other temples and sites in Egypt is the length of time over which it was developed and used. Construction of temples started in the Middle Kingdom and continued through to Ptolemaic times. Approximately thirty pharaohs contributed to the buildings, enabling it to reach a size, complexity, and diversity not seen elsewhere. One of most famous aspects of Karnak, is the Hypostyle Hall, a hall area of (5,000 m2) with 134 massive columns arranged in 16 rows. 122 of these columns are 10 meters tall, and the other 12 are 21 meters tall with a diameter of over three meters. No need to say how impressive is the avenue of the sphinxes, which is believed once it was a connecting corridor between Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
Another fine example of the ancient Egyptian architecture. Amazing temple just on the edge of the River that once was the center of ruling the country. Famous with the avenue of the sphinxes, which is believed once it was a connecting corridor between Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Due to its significant location, and During the Roman era, the temple and its surroundings were a legionary fortress and the home of the Roman government in the area. Luxor temple is magnificent at night, the whole temple is romantically lit and the visit at such time does take you to a different dimension.
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