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All reviews separate ticket wonderful sites souvenir shops take your time wear a hat great place to visit ancient egyptians well worth the visit love egypt couple of hours sheer size sacred lake light show hypostyle hall early in the morning luxor temple chapel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a vast site and does get hot, and crowded, so advice you go early. Everywhere you look there is something of significance. Be prepared for the very aggressive hawkers who pester you to purchase something. Also the locals will position themselves for photos...More

1  Thank Sprout1Cheshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somewhere everyone should visit, at least once in their lifetime. Spectacular and awe inspiring! Watch out along the souvenir shops on your way out, whilst friendly to begin with, they can get a little nasty.

1  Thank RobL45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to visit Karnak since I was 6yrs old and FINALLY I got the opportunity last Sunday when I was in Hurghada. The journey was looooong but so worth it in the end. The moment my eyes landed on the entrance I gave...More

Thank DRUK09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was neat to wander around the grounds and see all the ancient stones, imagining what it would have looked like thousands of years ago. Though I do admit it become a little boring seeing broken off stones that didn't mean much to me.

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

When you are in Luxor, don’t miss Karnak Open Air Museum. It is unique oportunity to see ancient Egypt temple. There are some unbelieveable statues , colosses, obelixes and cartush written all over it. Definitely worrh of visit

Thank markom441
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is located in the Karnak temple and worth taking the extra time to visit. Incredible statues and structures.

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

tHIS PLACE IS JUST AMAZING you can almost feel the history all around, I have been hear in the past but since the troubles in Egypt have subsided things are not the same as it was, each Pharos out did each other in building this...More

Thank paulust
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This complex is so fantastic, i don't know where to begin. There is so much to see and the statues, areas, etc all hold mystical ambiance. Loved it! Spend time and really see it all. Take your time.

Thank Pattyg1251
Reviewed 27 September 2018

My guide Mohamed was very knowledgeable, so worth every penny. A good guide is usually 300Elb, can be more. Worth negotiating.

Thank Faridah0103
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Loved it here, I really love Egypt and it's ancient history and this place is truly incredible. Would recommend to anyone. Very informative and just felt amazing seeing it all in the flesh, unforgettable experience.

Thank Leigh-Marisa C
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