Karnak Sound and Light Show
Off to the left (north) of the first court of the Amun Temple Enclosure is Karnak’s open-air museum. The term "museum" and the...
Amun Temple Enclosure
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Karnak Sound and Light Show information
This highly kitsch sound and light show is a 1½-hour Hollywood-style extravaganza that recounts the history of Thebes and the lives of the many pharaohs who built here in honour of Amun. It’s worth a visit particularly for a chance to walk through the beautifully lit temple at night. The shows (1st/2nd/3rd) run as follows:
Monday English, French, Spanish
Tuesday English, Japanese, German
Wednesday German, English, French
Thursday English, French, Arabic
Friday English, French (no 3rd show)
Saturday French, English, German
Sunday German, English, Italian