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80 Km South of Luxor, Edfu 81644, Egypt
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Our felucca moored and we walked through the fields to this site ; before you cross the railroad you will see the imposing remnants of the citywalls of Nekheb and then on the other side is the site where the guards will let you visit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank DirkW107
Reviewed May 20, 2017

The site of el-Kab is a bit off the beaten track - it makes a very long (but rewarding) day trip in a taxi from Luxor (I combined it with Tod, Moalla and Esna), and it would be quite a slog from Aswan too. However,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

On one side of the railroad one can see the remainings of the citywalls of Nekhab, and on the other side of the railroadtrack one can visit the rocktombs which once belonged to the local governors. In all only 4 of them are accessible to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed December 28, 2014

4 great tombs, 2 of them very important historically. The tombs of Ahmose son of Ibana and Ahmose pen Nekheb have a lot of information of the beginning of the 18th Dynasty and the expulsion of the Hyksos. All 4 tombs have wonderful decoration of...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit to the tombs of El Kab and I was not disappointed. The colours remain vivid and the array of scenes is a wonder to see. The guardians was quite happy for me to linger in each tomb as long as...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Chachapuma
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Due to the lack of tourists in Luxor, everywhere you seem to go there is someone holding out their hand for money. I began to feel like the walking £ sign until I met Hamdy who waits outside the Sofitel Karnak in taxi number 4,...More

Date of experience: February 2013
3  Thank Shirley S
Reviewed February 1, 2013

The site is easy to reach if travelling through Edfu-Esna road. Tombs (17-18 and 20 Dynastier )lie 80 steps up the hill and are well-preserved. Wery warm location with direct sun the most part of the day. Temple and Chapel were unfortunately closed in the...More

Date of experience: January 2013
2  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed October 23, 2010

I was very surprised at the toilet facilities in the Main Ticket office here – they were better than those at Karnak temple, although some tourists were using the Portakabin ones for some reason. Having climbed the many steps to the tomb area, there are...More

5  Thank eLaReF
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