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A village of east-central Egypt on the right bank of the Nile River on part of the site of ancient Thebes. Its pharaonic remains include the Great Temple of Amun and a massive structure begun by Amenhotep III.


(Placename) a village in E Egypt, on the Nile: site of the N part of the ruins of ancient Thebes


(ˈkɑr næk)

a village in E Egypt, on the Nile: the N part of the ruins of ancient Thebes.
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I expect Patty's Place will seem rather small after the Hall of the Kings at Karnak, but I never did like big places to live in.
It was then passing over Mabunguru, a stony country, strewn with blocks of syenite of a fine polish, and knobbed with huge bowlders and angular ridges of rock; conic masses, like the rocks of Karnak, studded the soil like so many Druidic dolmens; the bones of buffaloes and elephants whitened it here and there; but few trees could be seen, excepting in the east, where there were dense woods, among which a few villages lay half concealed.
Chinese Great Wall, among the temples of Karnak and Palmyra and in the
Mohamed Mounir is set to perform at the Karnak Temple on March 18 as part of a ceremony celebrating Luxor being the Arab Cultural Capital for the year 2017, before handing the Arab Cultural Capital flame to Oujda, Morocco for 2018.
2/22: Stephanie and Kyle Conley of Goreville, a son, Nolan; grandparents Cliff and Cris Morehead of Karnak and Curt and Cathy Conley of New Burnside
Tour highlights Discover the sights of Cairo and visit the Egyptian Museum, with its relics of Tutankhamun Gaze in awe at Giza's fabled Pyramids and Sphinx See the Temples of Karnak and Luxor, visit the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Horus temple at Edfu, also see the 'twin' temple at Kom Ombo Sail on a felucca round Kitchener Island Visit the Aswan High Dam Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Three nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in the five-star Cairo Pyramids Hotel Seven nights' full-board accommodation aboard five-star rated HS Radamis II, return flights and transfers *Book by 14 Feb 2018 quoting code JANLH8.
A Nile odyssey taking in the Pyramids, Tutankhamen's gold mask at the Cairo Museum and the temple complex at Karnak in Luxor ?
Hot air balloon trips, usually at sunrise over the Karnak and Luxor temples as well as the Valley of the Kings, are popular with visitors to Egypt.
Marisa Papen and her team were arrested and questioned by cops before being let off with a warning for filming the controversial shoot at the Giza Pyramids and the Karnak Temple in Luxor.
Marisa Papen this week uploaded the photos on her website, alleging they were taken next to the world-famed Giza Pyramids near Cairo and in the Karnak Temple in Luxor in Upper Egypt.
Luxor and Karnak Temples The ancient ruins of Luxor are a must for anyone cruising the Nile.
A SUICIDE bomber has blown himself up just steps away from the ancient Egyptian temple of Karnak in Luxor, a southern city visited by millions of tourists every year.