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Luxor Sound and Light Show

Karnak Temple, Luxor 0095, Egypt
+20 2 33852880
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The Karnak Sound and Light Show highlights the dramatic history of ancient Thebes. The show narrates the achievements of some great Pharaohs, with poetic descriptions of the ancient treasures. As visitors walk through the complex, the pharaohs arise to tell the story of their interesting lives, as haunting music mysteriously flows through this ancient city. Ancient and poetic voices tell the visitors about the birth of Karnak temple and the heroic achievements of the pharaohs and the god Amun. It is an enchanting and supernatural experience to listen to sound effects and gaze at the magnificent ruins illuminated during the well-presented show.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Karnak Temple, Luxor 0095, Egypt
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+20 2 33852880
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like was back in the 50's....cheesy overly dramatic narrative with ho-hum lighting. It could have been SO much better!

Thank NapoliZena
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Reviewed 1 week ago

stunning experience to see this place at night. The commentary is a bit naff at times, but nonetheless the experience is great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought this was a good experience after having spent hours on the site on the previous day with a guide. The atmosphere in the darkness with the lights is very diffrent. The narration is ok, but not great. In fact i dont think we...More

Thank Zaki K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my family of six to the sound and light show and almost immediately regretted it. I'm not sure what I was expecting, but the narration was disjointed and sometimes difficult to understand and the lights were unimpressive. My kids (ages 6months to 10...More

Thank Rodrick S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a must see the event in Luxor, the show starts at 7.00 p.m with the English version( normally) and goes on with other languages, but it is really amazing and worth seeing this.

Thank dineshmysore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sound was echoing. No use of lasers. Very difficult for the people with English as the second language.

Thank suyogricha
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A different experience to visiting in the daytime and one which I prefer. Great atmosphere and narratives which I believe are the voices of Richard Burton & Elizabeth Taylor. Recommend

Thank timreese164
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haunting voices of the pharaohs describing their realm, combined with music and light on a starry, warm night made this a wonderful evenings entertainment, highly recommend it.

Thank Joyce A
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were fortunate to attend the temple the day before with a guide who did a brilliant job explaining the complex, detailed history and various locations. When we inquired about the show - he stated it was our choice? For $50.00 US each - I...More

Thank Peter17OZ
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The light show was interesting and Karnak itself is spectacular, however a few drawbacks make me hesitate from recommending this show. But first, a description of what happens, since it was hard to find one beforehand to really know what we were getting into. Tours...More

Thank lindas1232014
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RachitaRM
5 February 2018|
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Response from Amal A | Reviewed this property |
Hi dear Actually I bought it in the same day before one hour from the show I have an amazing Gide he can help His name is Ahmad +201005034488 the price is 200 Egyptian pound It's about 12$
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kcowley
28 January 2015|
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Response from SonjaSas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the cost for the ticket is 100 Egyptian pounds/person (Nov 2014) if you buy it at the gate. There were only 2 of us so no discounts but the official website says that if you have a group of 15 people there is a free... More
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