Karnak Temple

Karnak Sound and light show present the dramatic history of Karnak and Thebes. The story goes to show the achievements of some great Pharaohs, with poetic descriptions of the treasures of old times. During the course of visitors, Pharaohs rise to narrate stories of their exciting lives and the music flowed secretly throughout this ancient city. The old voices and the voices of poetry tell visitors about the birth of the Temple of Karnak, the heroic achievements of the pharaohs and the god Amun. They are a charming and supernatural experience to listen to the voice and staring at the glorious ruins illuminated during the good presentation.inter

Karnak Show Introduction

It is referred to as the largest open-air museum in the world, which is located in Luxor, also known as Thebes in ancient times, a home for some of the most impressive monuments of the ancient world. It might be the largest temple built over the human lifetime, Karnak is the joint achievement of several generations of veterans builders. Passing through the gates of Luxor, every visitor is amazed by the vast city, which has won immortality through its giant and many monuments and temples of Luxor and Karnak. Despite the majority of monuments are ruined, the site remains one of the achievements of the Crown of Ancient Egypt. The massive columns used to support the heavy ceilings, but today they are open to the sky. With a little imagination, visitors can return to the era of the Pharaohs. Over 1300 years, temples were built at Karnak to form a city, full of monuments.

MONUMENTS

Karnak temple itself has been built from three main temples, several small walls temples, and a great holy lake. The three main temples dedicated to the gods Amon, his wife, moon and the god Montu. The museum contains a collection of statues found in all parts of the temple complex. Visitors access to the Temple of Karnak through a wide two miles passageway, lined with the heads of rams and sphinxes. Visitors then pass through the enormous room with huge columns, famous for its massive and polished columns. To date and after thousands of years, you can see the paint at the top of the columns feel the brush of the conscious ancient Egyptian. The area of the room is 54000 square feet, with 134 columns. Even today, it is the largest room in any religious buildings around the world. Queen Hatshepsut, the first female Pharaoh was aware of the importance of the Temple of Karnak and had ideas engraved on obelisks such as O people to see this in the years to come and talk about it, I know why it was and how it was made and in short, I built it and decorated it with a mixture of gold and silver to be a gift for my father Amun.

LEGEND

Thebes was the center of the worship of the so-called smaller Amon, a local god, but when the capital moved to Thebes in the Twelfth Dynasty of the New Kingdom, Amun became the most important in all parts of Egypt. In contrast to the other important gods in ancient Egypt, there was not a myth miracle of his birth. The idea is most likely that he was just a god. In those times, the war was not just a battle between two groups of people, but a battle between two gods. In this way, Amun defeated other powerful deities in Egypt and was called by the first and greatest God of the known world. Karnak has been a place of pilgrimage about 4000 years ago until the era of the Greek, it was the center of the faith and power of Egypt. All Pharaohs of the Dynasties of Ramses, City, Imhotep, and Tuthmosis left an impact and unique touch to the halls of Karnak, making Karnak the most important center of worship in ancient Egypt and known as the "temple of all temples.