Take a tour of Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. The Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor, Egypt dates back more than three thousand years. Sphinxes and goddesses guard one of the most visited historical sites of Egypt. Karnak’s variety of architectural styles and religious relics were created over the course of centuries. The complex houses an incredibly large collection of ancient religious relics. A wide range of deities and cultural symbols are represented in statues and on temple facades. Ancient Egyptian writings mark millennia-old walls. Pillars and pylons are all that is left of many ruins. From the rubble, the mysteries of an ancient civilization emerge.