Karnak, Awesome Historic Complex in Egypt

Karnak is a historic complex located in Egypt that houses ancient ruined temples. These beautiful temples dating from the time of the era of Pharoah Ramses II, from around 1391-1351 BC. At that time this area was one of the most important places of worship. The Great Temple of Amun was one of the largest buildings at the time. The Karnak Temple Complex is located near Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt. This archaeological site is one of the most visited and most historical area in the world after the Giza Pyramids.

If you are lovers of  history, old architecture and awesome historic buildings than we suggest to you to visit Karnak Temple, the world must popular historic complex situated in Egypt. Below in this article you can see some spectacular pics from Karnak that will gonna make you to wish to visit it one day in your life.

Great Hypostyle Hall

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Karnak is one of the few open air museum which will leave you without words. He also is the largest ancient religious site in the world. A wonderful historical site, Karnak consists of huge pillars, towering columns, massive avenues of sphinxes, and an obelisk that stands 97-feet tall and weighs 323-tons.

Karnak Temple, Egypt (5)

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KarnakTemple, Egypt (6)

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As mentioned above Karnak is the second most visited place in Egypt, after the Pyramids of Giza. If ever life gives you the opportunity to go to Egypt then to your list of places that are worth visiting in Egypt necessarily need to enter Karnak.

KarnakTemple, Egypt (7)

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KarnakTemple, Egypt (8)

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