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Luxor Sound and Light Show

Karnak Temple, Luxor 0095, Egypt
+20 2 33852880
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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, the pharaohs arise to tell the story of their interesting lives, as haunting music mysteriously flows through this ancient city. Ancient and poetic voices tell the visitors about the birth of Karnak temple and the heroic achievements of the pharaohs and the god Amun. It is an enchanting and supernatural experience to listen to sound effects and gaze at the magnificent ruins illuminated during the well-presented show.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
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Karnak Temple, Luxor 0095, Egypt
+20 2 33852880
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Light and Sound Show was boring! It was hard to stay awake! The effects were outdated, narration and music was European. Not what I expected, but the temple itself was great. If you go, at least you can say you saw it.

Thank Sheva M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this as our guide told us this was the best sound and light show in Egypt. We thought how bad must the other ones be? It was cheesy, somewhat boring and in some places you could not understand the loud speakers. I would...More

Thank DotsGirl2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Karnak Sound and Light Show highlights the dramatic history of ancient Thebes. Listen to sound effects and gaze at the magnificent ruins illuminated during the well-presented show. A show not to be missed

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 18 October 2017

There is an tangible excitement that builds amongst the crowd as they wait for the show to begin. Once the show begins you are escorted through the temple to a seating area adjacent to the sacred lake where you will be seated. The show is...More

Thank mikeviettours
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Luxor Sound and Light Show is located at Karnak temple and is truly amazing. I had already been here during the day so it was lovely to see it partially lit up at night. You start the tour by walking through the temple with...More

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The show starts with you walking through the temple when it is lit at night. Gret phot ops so this is worth the ticket price alone. Wear comfy shoes, and take a torch or phone torch. Then you are seated viewing the entire complex over...More

Thank markjango
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of an amazing two day trip to Luxor, not to be missed if you are in the city and have time to go. The lightshow and commentary really bring the history of the place alive, made even more special...More

Thank 759jjw7
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Was a cool experience, solid sound and visuals, the production did a good job of tying in the ruins and history of ancient Egypt

Thank Sohaib A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

For a fact you will enjoy living the story in this show , specially if it's the Arabic show , but not to worry it comes in multiple languages for everyone.

Thank MoeEwidah
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Part of this tour is a walking tour where parts of the temple are lit. You can see quite a bit of the temple, but not all of it. The temple itself is amazing, but I would rather visit during the day to see how...More

Thank zhane101
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29 January 2015|
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Response from SonjaSas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the cost for the ticket is 100 Egyptian pounds/person (Nov 2014) if you buy it at the gate. There were only 2 of us so no discounts but the official website says that if you have a group of 15 people there is a free... More