One of the most beautiful landmarks of Luxor that you can visit, it is known worldwide, as it has a shape that attracts tourists from all over the world. The temple is characterized by a plurality of names. In the era of the Middle Kingdom, it was called “Ibt Sut”, which meant the most chosen place, and at first it was called “Pramun”, which means the house of Amun, and the temple received many other names, including: “Nest-Twa” Which means the throne of the two states, and the name “Ebiya Ivit” which means the most wonderful headquarters ever.
When you go to Karnak Temple, you will see a wonderful model that you have not seen before. Karnak Temple consists of many edifices, where the shape of the temple appears in the end as one coherent unit, and their number is ten, built by a distinguished group of pharaohs and kings who ruled Egypt over the years.
The first pylon:
In the beginning, you will see the first edifice, which is the main entrance to the temple, and a group of archaeologists believe that King Nectanebo of the Thirtieth Dynasty was the one who built this pylon.
The second pylon:
Then we move to the second edifice, which was built by King Horemheb and Ramses I, and Ramses II recorded his name on it, and near this edifice you will find a huge statue of King Bay Star, and the statue represented King Ramses II while he was standing with royal symbols in his hands and wearing the double crown, and in front of him was a waterwheel. His daughter, and the most important thing about the statue is that it is carved from pink granite
The third pylon:
It was built by King Amenhotep III, but it is now destroyed.
The Fourth pylon:
Fam built by King Thutmose I.
The Fifth pylon:
It was built by King Thutmose I.
The Sixth Pylon:
When you enter the sixth edifice, which was built by King Tuthmosis III, the most important thing that distinguishes it from the other ten edifices is that it is the smallest of these edifices, with the distinction of being two granite columns, the northern engraved with the shape of a lotus flower, and the southern engraved with papyrus.
The Seventh Pylon:
It was built by King Thutmose III in the south.
The Eighth pylon:
It was built by Queen Hatshepsut.
The ninth pylon
It was built by King Horemheb.
The tenth pylon
It was built by King Horemheb