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Temple of Amun

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Address: Temple of Karnak complex, Luxor, Egypt
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A major part of the Temple of Karnak complex is occupied by the Temple of...

A major part of the Temple of Karnak complex is occupied by the Temple of Amun, built during the 18th Dynasty (1554-1305 BC).

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breath taking.... need a tour guide

Having a great tour guide is for sure a plus!!! one of the places that is so mesmerizing and breath taking!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a great tour guide is for sure a plus!!! one of the places that is so mesmerizing and breath taking!!

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 706 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

When visiting this temple, bring along a photocopied map from a tourist guidebook to help orient yourself even if you visit with a guide. The map will show a layout of this temple with its many sections and note the important features which you can explore when the guide gives you free time. Amun was the main god worshiped in... More 

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The temple is on two axes West to East as you come in, and North to South with the Open Air Museum to the North and the Khonsu temple on the south.The hypostyle hall makes you feel like an ant.

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Thank paneb
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

God AMUN along with Sun God RA that makes into AMUN RA is the most powerful deity in the ancient Egypt who was also worshipped in Greece as Zeus the most powerful God ( the planet Jupiter who in the current day is worshipped for seeking prosperity). Temples at Karnak are built to honour this almighty with building complex as... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Goodness me this is majestic and reflective of the power of Amun. What a place it would have been. We are lucky to access what would have been restricted space to some powerful priests linked to Pharaoh. Explore and check out the glyphs. They tell an amazing story about the local deity and the power and prestige of ancient Thebes.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Karnak temple complex covers a large area and has many shrines, sanctuaries and temples in it. The principal deity of karnak was Amun and the temple of Amun was the centre of Karnak temple. Todays its in ruins like the most other shrines in Karnak but you can visit it to visualise how this would looked in the ancient times.... More 

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San Rafael, California
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

If possible, be sure to spend 3 hours or more in the great temple of Karnak. There is so much to see and one of the main parts is the temple of Amun. And the most wonderful part of this is the Great Hypostyle Hall. Built by Seti I and finished by his son Ramses II, this is one of... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Inside the Karnak temple complex is the temple of Amun Ra. Its unique and held much importance to the ancient Egyptians.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

it is an important part of the karnak complex, very nice with huge columns and many inscriptions, better to read well before going there

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

welcome to the heart of the ancient history, amazing place every detail is just perfect, great history will surprise you

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