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Wonderful forgotten lost site, alas mostly in ruins

This temple is not well known, even by those living right around it. We had to ask directions 5... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Luxor, Egypt
Worth the extra admission to go see

I have been to Karnak many times & was excited to go visit the Precinct of Mut. Mut, like Sekhmet... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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Karnak Village, | South of Karnak Temple off the Avenue of Sphynx, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This temple is not well known, even by those living right around it. We had to ask directions 5 times till we finally found the entrance. The ticket you buy (one of the cheaper ones just 40 Egyptian pounds) at Karnack's ticket booth...then you have...More

1  Thank empressginger
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I have been to Karnak many times & was excited to go visit the Precinct of Mut. Mut, like Sekhmet is generally depicted with the feline features, yet Sekhmet is generally standing (warrior like), Mut seated (mother aspect - you don't mess with the feline...More

1  Thank 97biancaw
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Tickets can be bought in Karnak temple. But then one must go out and drive around and try to find it. It is a struggle, because no signs to see, nothing shows where to go. But it is worth, very nice and very quiet -...More

Thank zsy
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a recently opened area around Karnak. You have to buy your ticket inside the Karnak complex and then you have to drive around the other side of the complex to get to the Precinct of Mut. Here you have the connection to the...More

2  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Comprises a lake and a large range of excavated cat statues of all sizes. Just outside the walls of Karnak but you can't access it from the nearby gate, you have to go by road. Nearby is the beginning of the ceremonial sphinx road to...More

3  Thank Rosemarie L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Many statues of Sekhmet in museums around the world come from this site. Temple of Mut where the festival of drunkeness was held is located here.

2  Thank paneb
Reviewed 16 August 2016

After visiting Karnak it's worth a side trip to this temple. I think the entrance fee is covered by the main Karnak ticket but I 'paid on the door' so to speak as it was all locked up and I didn't know any better. I...More

1  Thank PokerMagnate
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a large site with several temples. It has the biggest collection of Sekhmet statues of any place. A sacred lake that you can walk around and take a rest on stone benches under the trees. There are a great deal on stone blocks...More

4  Thank Berniemyk
Reviewed 30 September 2015

You buy the tickets from the main gate at Karnak. Please read other reviews which give full details how to get entrance.

Thank Sale1007
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This a temple not visited by many mainly because it is closed to the public but if you go in the afternoon there is always someone there that vita a bit of bribery and tip will always let you in it is well worth it...More

1  Thank pharoah48
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