Egypt First Pylon

           

 

  

 


 
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Karnak is located in the magnificent country of Egypt which a place of mysteries with its pyramids which is a wonder in the whole world. Lot of tourist visits Egypt and Karnak the temple complex where are found ruined temples, buildings, pylons and chapels. On the above picture one can view the avenue that leads to the first pylon, the avenue as one can watch on the picture is all along with ram headed sphinxes. The first pylon was built by the Ethopian Kings in 656 BC. The ram-headed sphinx is God’s Amun symbol. Karnak which village is known as el-karnak is a temple which is one of the most visited place in Egypt, forming part of the most visited places are also the Pyramids of Giza. Karnak is considered as the largest ancient religious area in the world and ia huge open air museum in Egypt. Karnak is located near the village of Luxor which is a very touristic region in Egypt. The main site of Karnak is the Great Temple of Amun. The pylons IV and V are the earliest ones which were built by Tutmosis I. The Great Temple of Amun is built along two axes with smaller chapels and temples and a sacred lake around. Montu, the original god of Theban area, had the northern enclosure and to the south lies the enclosure of Mut connected to the precinct of God Amun. Karnak is linked to the Luxor temple through an avenue bordered by sphinxes.

 
 

 

Egypt First Pylon

 

 
 
 
Egypt Karnak

 

Egypt Karnak

 

 
Egypt First Pylon

 

First Pylon

 

 
Egypt God Amon
 

 

God Amon
 

 

 
Egypt Hypostyle Hall
 

 

 Hypostyle Hall

 

 
Egypt Ipet Isut
 

 

Egypt Ipet Isut
 

 

 
Egypt Karnak Complex
 

 

Karnak Complex
 

 

 
Egypt Kiosk of Taharka
 

 

Kiosk of Taharka

 

 
Egypt Obelisk of Tutmose III
 

 

Obelisk of Tutmose III

 

 
Egypt Ram Headed Sphinx
 

 

Ram Headed Sphinx

 

 
Egypt Ruins of Karnak
 

 

Ruins of Karnak

 

 
Egypt Sanctuary of Montu
 

 

Sanctuary of Montu
 

 

 
Egypt Second Pylon
 

 

Second Pylon

 

 
Egypt Statue of Ramses II
 

Statue of Ramses II
 

 

 
Egypt Temple Interior
 

Temple Interior

 

 
Egypt Temple of Amun
 

Temple of Amun

 

   

 


 

 

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