Karnak Open Air Museum, Luxor

4.6
#2 of 9 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. By using our Luxor trip planning app, you can arrange your visit to Karnak Open Air Museum and other attractions in Luxor.
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  • Often missed by visitors,this little gem of an open air museuam showing shrines and walls removed as rubble from the pylon walls and excavtions in the temple grounds and re-constucted on this site.  more »
  • 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 »

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