Karnak Temple: Egypt’s Largest State temple

11,99

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
Karnak Temple: Egypt’s Largest State temple

11,99

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Overview

  • 2h 10min
  • 78 stories
  • 4.05km distance
  • 16 stops

Explore the Great Temple of Amun-Re at Karnak, the world’s second larger ancient sacred site. There we will discover the secrets of Egypt’s leading god, his consort Mut and their son Khons and the stories of some of Egypt’s greatest pharaohs who shaped their own destiny, leaving legacies their ancestors could see for generations.

Waltz in the Karnak Temple with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the most iconic landmark of Egypt.  Start your tour from the first pylon and the first court and then continue to explore all the parts of the temple, and the marvellous statues and reliefs. 

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the Karnak Temple with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Karnak Temple  is not included.

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Directions

The main entrance to the site gives direct access to Amun’s temple precinct. There is one ticket for the precinct and the Open-Air Museum is also included. You may reach the site’s entrance via a short car ride to the north of Luxor, moving along the Kornish Al Nile just beside the Nile, and then turning to Madabad Al Karnak road, leading to the site’s parking lot. The entrance, with the visitor center and ticket office, may be found to the left of the parking lot.

Zeta Xekalaki

Born in Greece with a fascination for ancient Egypt, Zeta started studying Archaeology in Athens, ending up with a Ph.D. in Egyptology from Liverpool, UK, firmly believing that we are the places visit, the people we meet and the stories we tell.

Important information

Opening hours

Saturday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Sunday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Monday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Tuesday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Wednesday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Thursday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Friday 06:00 AM – 05:30 PM

Additional admission

10,13€

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for the Karnak Temple are not included. 
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Check your spam folder as well
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation
  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB) 
  • The Karnak Temple is wheelchair accessible, even though some paths are difficult to be approached due to the morphology of the site.
  • The Karnak Temple is stroller accessible,even though some paths are difficult to be approached due to the morphology of the site.

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged and that you bring your earphones.
  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Make sure that you have  your identity or your passport
  • Due to high temperatures, bring with you sun protection
  • The ideal time to visit the temple is early morning or early evening

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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