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Tomb of Ramses VI

Valley of the Kings | West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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Ranked #11 of 48 attractions in Luxor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: The key feature of this tomb, which was originally built for Ramses V and expanded by Ramses VI during the 20th Dynasty, is its vaulted astronomical... more » Owner description: The key feature of this tomb, which was originally built for Ramses V and expanded by Ramses VI during the 20th Dynasty, is its vaulted astronomical ceiling with a double image of the Goddess Nut swallowing the sun. « less
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

you have to be quite fit to go in the tomb ok going down but hard work walking back up but really worth a try

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stepping back into history. It takes your breath away. The colours are still vivid after all the centuries. Much better then King Tuts tomb. Not to be missed

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I really recommend a visit. It is emotional and you feel the weaight of history all around you. It is fantastic. Loved it.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We had to pay a little more money to enter - E£50 (about £5 each) to get into this tomb. Absolutely worth it. The colour on the walls are magnificent and the detail put in incredible.

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Cairo, Egypt
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is the best tomb in all of Luxor, and I believe it's the overall best tomb ever discovered in Egypt. The size of it, the vivid colors, the time it took to build it, just everything here gives you an overall picture of how amazing ancient Egypt was. This was the best landmark of my Luxor visit. I will... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This tomb is a must see in the Valley of the Kings. The detail in the carvings and reliefs in all of the chambers is mind boggling.

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Landskrona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is one of the best tombs in the VOK. It is also a very typical example of the tombs from the pharaohs of this time and therefore, in my opinion, one of the tombs to go and visit when you are here. Nicely located on the main route between the buses and the small "center" outside Tut's tomb.

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Southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Words cannot describe how wonderful it is to step back in history and see the things most of us have been taught at school or seen on TV.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

When going to Valley of kings the tickets allow you three tombs and we paid to go to King Tuts tomb also. Ramses VI was one of the three. Our private guide was not allowed in the tomb but he did a great job of explaining the dynasty and family of Ramses. I wish I could recall exactly which tomb... More

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Don't miss the tomb of Ramses VI ( KV 9) Its a Beautiful experience. Look at the astronomical ceilings that are found in each passage, all painting in the tomb is beautiful.

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