while your Hot Air Balloon riding in Luxor with King Tit Balloons Co. you will see to the east a massive building, this is Karnak temple. One of Egypt’s most important heritage sites relates to ancient Egyptian civilization, and Luxor is one of those places. One of Luxor’s finest temples, Karnak Temple is full of amazing ancient ruins. The Karnak Temple complex consists of a series of temples, chapels, and other buildings arranged in the shape of a village. Karnak means ‘fortified village’ in Arabic, hence the name Karnak given to the complex.
When was the Temple of Karnak erected?
In 2055 BC, the Karnak Temple was erected. And 100 AD. It was constructed as a temple for the deities Amun, Muto, and Khonsu. The biggest religious building ever constructed, the Karnak Temple was referred to by the ancient Egyptians as the “chosen spot.”
Value of the Karnak Temple
The Karnak Sanctuary complex was an outmoded hub of power throughout the New Kingdom, although power was centralized at Thebes (modern-day Luxor), as evidenced by its massive size. In addition to its religious significance, it also functioned as the pharaohs of contemporary kingdoms’ royal home, treasury, and administrative hub. It is still regarded as the biggest sanctuary complex ever constructed in the entire world. It produced a lengthy span of 1,500 years under the reign of the Pharaoh and manifested itself throughout Egypt in an amazing array of temples, shrines, pylons, and other additions.
The new kingdom and the rule of well-known pharaohs like Hatshepsut, Thutmose III, Seti I, and Ramses II, all of whom belonged to the complex, contributed to the magnitude of its significance. Development continued with Ptolemy into the Greco-Roman period, where the Romans and early Christians left their marks.
Karnak temple from Hot air Balloon
you can have a great over view for Karnak temple while your Luxor air balloon flight with King Tut flights co. you can choose one of three categories flights: Standard flight, Deluxe flight & Private Flight.