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Valley of the Kings

Address: Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This desert valley contains the ancient burial ground of many...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This desert valley contains the ancient burial ground of many Egyptian pharaohs. Among over 60 royal tombs is the famous Tomb of Tutankhamen that was found in pristine condition.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Only going into three tombs we could not comment on the whole site although they must of been a fantastic site when first seen you can only imagine what they may have been like in full colour I have got to say they were not as impressive size wise as I expected although the detailed work involved overall has to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Beware of the touts that offer advice on which tombs to see, they claim to work there but they expect a tip for their "help" which anyone can figure out on their own. A standard entrance ticket gives you a coice of three toombs to see, you need to pay extra to see the more ornate tombs like Tutenmkarmoun. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I hope the tourist numbers go up in Egypt because it is a wonderful country. Luxor has to be on your list of places to go on a daytrip from Sharm don't just stay in the resort! The Valley of the Kings is a great historic place to visit & it has to be on the list!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We had a nice time visiting Valley of the Kings. We recommend Valley of the Kings to anyone visiting Luxor.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The only reason I liked this site was really for King Tut's tomb! One of the Ramses tombs we went in also had some great colors inside it. The tombs were kind of blah though. Maybe we just picked not good ones to go in? But the culture and history behind it was awesome! And its a great time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a place I will remember forever... It has a certain aura about it that is haunting, i'd love to have spent more time there than a day, I will revisit again one day for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Make sure you try and see as much as possible! These never got old or boring for me. I could have spent the whole day there. Make sure you bring a lot of water because it can get hot and you are climbing into small and stuffy places where there are people everywhere. Unfortunately when we were there you were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have studied and teach ancient Egypt, and made my second trip recently. Luxor's Valley of the Kings and Queens is one of the most amazing sites on earth. Unfortunately, you cannot take photos in the tombs, but nothing you have ever seen in a coffee table book will prepare you for the beauty of the colors, the hieroglyphs, and... More 

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Xanten, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was our fifth visit to the Valley of the Kings, and probably not our last one. It was not really overcrowded this year - an effect of the revolution - so the situation was relaxed. The hawkers and traders weren´ t, however, some of them were even a bit aggressive. But it is possible to get rid of them.... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We traveled to Luxor in January, and the Valley of the Kings was at the top of our list. It did not disappoint. Our group had a guide, which I think is an absolute necessity if you are traveling in Egypt. She cleared the way for us around the countless hawkers in the bazaar outside the entrance and gave advice... More 

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