Egypt ruins of karnak

           

 

  

 


 
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Karnak is the site not to miss when someone is visiting Egypt, it is gathering of ruins on the site with temples, chapels, pylons and a sacred lake. The site is normally called Karnak Temple Complex but most of the time called only Karnak, the site located near Luxor and el-Karnak. It was called by the ancient Egyptian Ipet Isut. The main and most visited temple is the Great Temple of Karnak other main part of the site are the precinct of Montu, precinct of Mu, the temple of Amenhotep IV. In the Great Temple of Amun can be seen the hypostyle architure which are roofs which are held only by pylons or columns without the need of arches. The hypostyle architecture is found in temples or palaces usually. It is thought that the hypostyle hall was constructed during the eighteenth dynasty. The ruins of Karnak is considered to be the second most visited place in Egypt to Giza where is found the Great Sphinx of Giza and its pyramids. Cairo is the capital city of Egypt is quite modernized in some places with luxury hotels.

 
 

 

Egypt Ruins of Karnak

 

 
 
 
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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