Explore Luxor East Bank with Egypt Sunset Tours. Visit Luxor Temple Built by Amenhotep III and dedicated it to Amon-Re, king of the gods, his consort Mut, and their son Khons. Then Proceed to Karnak Temple, It is the greatest example of worship in history and the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient Egyptian builders.
You will be accompanied by Egypt Sunset Tours Licensed Tour guide/Egyptologist to visit Luxor Temple & El Karnak Temple. First of all you would visit Karnak Temple, It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient Egyptian builders. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about three kilometers north of Luxor. Karnak is actually the sites modern name. Its ancient name was Ipet-isut, meaning “The Most sacred of Places”. The three main temples of Mut, Montu and Amun are enclosed by enormous brick walls. The Open Air Museum is located to the north of the first courtyard, across from the Sacred Lake. Actually, there are a number of smaller temples and chapels spread about Karnak, such as the Temple of Osiris Hek-Djet, which is actually inside the enclosure wall of the Temple of Amun. Then continue to Luxor temple
Then move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and dedicated it to Amon-Re, king of the gods, his consort Mut, and their son Khonsu. This temple has been in almost continuous use as a place of worship right up to the present day. It was completed by Tutankhamun and Horemheb and added to by Ramses II. Towards the rear is a granite shrine dedicated to Alexander the Great. During the Christian era the temple’s hypo-style hall was converted into a Christian church, and the remains of another Coptic church can be seen to the west. Then for thousands of years, the temple was buried beneath the streets and houses of the town of Luxor.
After finish your Tour transfer you back to your Hotel.
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