Karnak Open Air Museum, Luxor

4.6
#2 of 8 in Museums in Luxor
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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  • first time to Egypt, we are not traveling with group. the temple is fantastic, but some local people in temple are just like robbers. before go to Egypt I heard a lot about the big issue that many...  more »
  • Have visited this site many times over the years and each time we see and learn something new. Take a trip around the perimeter of the site where you will come across some beautifully decorated...  more »
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