ancient corridor and columns of Karnak temple complex in Luxor city Egpyt during sunrise

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Luxor is often called the world’s greatest open-air museum, but that comes nowhere near describing this extraordinary place. Nothing in the world compares to the scale and grandeur of the monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes.


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