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Egypt Travel: Visiting the Karnak Temple Complex

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Karnak, as the complex is referred to, is the largest religious site ever made, spanning more than 200 acres. It is located in Luxor which is just east of the Nile river and near the Luxor Museum.   The temple has been developed over a period of 1500 years and added to by different pharaohs. That resulted in a collection of temples, sanctuaries, pylons and other decorations that is unlike any other holy place in Egypt. Karnak is divided into three compounds for each of the different religious centers: Amun, Mut and Montu. Modern day visits to Karnak involve nightly shows with light...

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