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The Karnak temple in Luxor is one of the major ancient sites in Egypt and among the most popular. It is also one of the largest religious complexes on earth. One of the largest temples in the area is that of Amun, god of Thebes. The Great Hypostyle Hall with its towering columns is perhaps the most impressive part of this temple. There are a total of 134 papyrus columns, highest of them 21 metres, which once supported the roof. There is a scene in an Agatha Christie-film, Death on the Nile, which was shot right on this location. I managed to take this picture just before the sun went down and and silence overcame.
It was a very special moment.

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