Karnak Open Air Museum, Luxor

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Tour an ancient Egyptian royal burial site showcasing ancient stonemasonry skills at Karnak Open Air Museum, an archeological museum. A collection of small shrines and temples reconstructed after their conservation remain buried in sand. The site features well-preserved white shrine of Sesostris I, the red shrine of Hatshepsut made of red quartzite blocks, and the alabaster chapel of Amenhotep II made of calcite. A collection of statuaries and an urban unit with mud brick walls of Saito-Persian period are also part of the museum. To visit Karnak Open Air Museum and get the most from your holiday in Luxor, create itinerary details personal to you using our Luxor trip planning app .
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  • we particularly liked this site telement impregnated with history that we cried when leaving
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  • If you are in Luxor, then you must allow a few hours to visit the Karnak temple complex / open air museum. It is easy to Imagine what this place looked like in its day, splendid, ostentatious, colourf...  more »
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