Egypt ruins of karnak







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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