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Valley of the Kings

Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt
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Ranked #4 of 48 Attractions in Luxor
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cemeteries, Cultural
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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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Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We went to the valley of the kings last week and despite going there before, we were not disappointed! The tombs of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs still manage to take our breathe away every time - we entered 3 tombs during our visit; Tomb of Ramses IX - Tomb is large and still retains a lot of detail and colors... More

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Being an Egyptian, i usually took these things for granted until I visited last week. The sheer size and detail of the tombs and their colored engraving. To think this was built thousands of years ago leaves me in great awe! One of the grandest things i could have ever visited in my life. Totally shows the greatness of this... More

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Llanfairpwll, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Loved every minute of our trip to Valley of the Kings but be prepared for the heat and stuffiness of the tombs themselves. Even though we were there in the first part of the morning there was still a lack of air in the deep tombs. Take water with you and make sure you have good walking shoes on as... More

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Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

You could not possibly visit Luxor and not go to the Valley of the Kings. It was one of those places that made your skin tingle. You could take yourself back and try to imagine what it must have been like. We visited 3 tombs, Thutmosis IV, Tawosert - Setnakht and Rameses III. They are totally amazing.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Forget Cairo, pyramids, temples.. This part was the most awe inspiring part of the whole Egypt trip. Unbelievable sight

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

If you don't want to go underground and see mostly empty tombs, some with writing and wall art, you won't like this. If you are into Egyptian history and the Pharos and don't mind going underground then you will probably like this, go early or in winter as it's always hot otherwise.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

There were about 50 people in the whole area when we visited the other day. Tourism here is in a bad way. But we were limited to 3 tombs (out of dont know how many) for our one ticket and had to pay extra for a further 2 tombs. Same in the other 'valleys'. Egypt is welcoming people that come... More

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Choose carefully the tombs that you visit. I would recommend Rameses V1. The tomb of Tutankhamun is very small. If you are limited for cash I would recommend that you go to more spectacular tombs and visit the new replica of Tuts tomb that is more like a museum.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was extremely interesting and unexpected. I could not get over how desolate and unattractive the area was. This valley hid archaeological ruins (tombs). Without a guide, it would be very difficult to appreciate this area. I was amazed by how large of the tombs were and how well preserved much of the internal decoration was even despite of the... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

You should visit the Valley of the Kings and go down some of the tombs. The artwork is phenomenal and the design amazing for the period.

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