Egypt Karnak Giant Tower

           

 

  

 


 
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A Karnak giant tower can be seen in Karnak, also known as the Karnak temple complex since there are chapels, ruined temples, pylons and many others. The complex is situated close to Luxor and received its name from el-Karnak, a modern village situated at 2, 5 kilometers away from Luxor`s North. This complex is actually a big open-air museum as well as the world` s biggest antique religious site. After the Giza Pyramids close to Cairo, the Karnak complex is the most visited place in Egypt. the complex is made from 4 principal precincts but only the biggest one, the Precinct of Amun-Re is open for the public, the other 3, the Precinct of Mut, the Temple of Amenhotep IV and the Precinct of Montu are not open for the public visit. Outside those parts enclosing walls are some smaller sanctuaries and temples and few human’s avenues and sphinxes with ram-headed that connects the Precinct of Amon-Re, the Luxor Temple and the Precinct of Mut. The Karnak Temple is popular for its 134 giant columns placed in the Hypostyle Hall and organized in 16 rows. 122 of the columns have a height of 10 meters and 12 of them a height of 21 meters. Beside a Karnak giant tower you can see here some immense statues like the one of Panejem that has a height of 10.5 meters. The complex also has a huge obelisk with weigh of 328 tones and a height of 29 meters. The construction of the complex started in the 16th century BC and around 30 pharaohs brought their contribution to the construction, to its complexity, size and diversity that can not be met somewhere else. Some of the Karnak`s individual characters are unique and the features number and size are breathtaking.

 
 

 

Egypt Karnak Giant Tower

 

 
   

 

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