Egypt First Pylon







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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