Karnak includes a huge temple of Amun, the king of the gods, along with many other smaller temples and obelisks. Taking over 1300 years to complete, Karnak lay buried under the sand until excavation began in the mid-19th century. The site is still being worked today by archaeologists. The size of Karnak is impressive, especially when you remember that it was all built by hand, with hundreds of thousands of workers.
Visitors should return to Karnak in the evening to see the sound and light show. The voices of the past boom through loud speakers over the site, and the lights and shadows give Karnak an eerie appearance.
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