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Tomb of Ay

Address: Western Valley, Luxor, Egypt
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Ranked #24 of 75 things to do in Luxor
Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The tomb of Ay at the end of the valley is not exceptional, but the walk through the valley is superb: beautiful and quiet.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a little Tomb, adjacent to the Valley of the Kings but, because it involves a long walk is seldom visited - perhaps 20 people per day maximum. You can drive there by Taxi on a dirt road and such is well recommended. Very well adorned and not too difficult to access - well worth it.

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Harrogate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

off the mass tourist route tickets available at valley of kings then use your taxi its off to the right down the track about a mile the guardian will show u around plus some other features like the dummy tomb used to film the tut tomb find with howard Carter!!!

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Torino
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you go to the King Valley, visit also the Tomb of Ay, that is in a separate valley (that starts on the right of the ticket office for the King Valley), with a nice view (and no turists!!). We reached the tomb by bicycle (10-15 minutes from the main street). The quiet place with the rock landscape are peculiar,... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If you go to the trouble of visiting the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the Nile at Luxor I thoroughly advise you go that extra few steps and take a taxi ride, or indeed a walk for the more adventurous to the western valley and the tomb of Ay. This part of the valley is infrequently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The tomb is a delight and the paintings are generally fresh and clear, especially the 12 baboon hours. Even though it is rarely opened, the air is fresh and it was very cool. Entry is by stairs and ramps, so it is a fairly strenuous climb. The guardian and the tomb "Egyptologist" said nobody had visited it for several weeks.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

very much the same as king tut,but longer, makes you think though who was this tomb made for. For King tutankarmun or for himself.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The tomb is not located with the other tombs in the valley. As you approach the main entrance the tomb is to the right along a very bumpy road. You buy your ticket at the exhibition centre which I think was about LE80 (£8) and then follow the path all the way up a hill to the enterence to the... More 

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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Ay tomb is in the Valley of the Monkeys right next to the Kings Valley. There are only two tombs in this valley. Please don't be Persuaded to go to it by taxi, you can walk there giving you the chance to view one of the best valleys in Luxor, the views are stunning with amazing rock structors. This is... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Although not on the normal excursion list, the Tomb of Ay is a must. It is hidden away along a long path from the valley of the Kings carpark. If you visit you will certainly be the only tourists there. The tomb itself is down 2 sets of steep steps but wow what a surprise when you get to the... More 

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