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Address: Thebes, Egypt
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Used as a burial site from the reign of the 19th-Dynasty pharaoh Ramses I,...

Used as a burial site from the reign of the 19th-Dynasty pharaoh Ramses I, this valley contains the tombs of many royal wives and children, the most famous being that of Queen Nefertari.

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Tour to the Valley of the Kings and Queens with Late Lunch
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Private Tour Valley of the Kings and Queens and Hatshepsut Temple
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Most Beautiful Tomb in the World

If you have the chance to visit Neferiar's tomb, it is here in the Valley of the Queens. It's closed to most people, but your tour group may be able to get special permission to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2016
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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

If you have the chance to visit Neferiar's tomb, it is here in the Valley of the Queens. It's closed to most people, but your tour group may be able to get special permission to go there if you pay the extra $$$. Without doubt, it is the most beautiful tomb in all of Thebes and maybe the most beautiful... More 

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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We Have visited Luxor three times before and have been on all of the well known tours but have never been to the valley of the Queens. There was a tour available but we were the only couple booking it and so we had the Egyptologist and driver to ourselves. The valley is approx 30 mins from the cruise ships... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Took 5 1/2 hours to get there but excellent value for money. Good buffet lunch, lots to see with the tombs and the Valley of the Queens,

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited in October 2015 and we were honestly the only tourists there that day. We felt sorry for the workers. After the valley of the Kings, this was smaller, but worth stopping at - if you are pressed for time though, choose the Valley of the Kings. We marvelled at the tombs again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

You have to run the gauntlet past the local traders pre entry and trudge your way across the causeway, though it's worth it

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Amazing, imposing temple, reached from car park by road train. Lots of steps to climb to reach higher level but well worth the climb.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

The landscape is surreal. The tombs are detailed and colorful, but the walls are behind glass. Try to avoid the "guides" in the robes. They kind of take away from the experience.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

take a small train ride to the building along a causeway i was amazed at this structure looks nearly modern take water with you as its a sun trap

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Some say 70, others say 90 tombs here of the Queens, mothers, princes, princesses and nobles of the New Kingdom. However, most of the graves here have been visited by the tomb robbers, and over the years little 'treasure' have been found. However, in 1905 the tomb of Ramesses the second's wife Nefertari was uncovered here, and is one of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I love every historical site in Egypt but this is one of the lesser locations. The title of the valley is a little misleading as the majority of people burried there are nobles, princes and princesses. The original name of the valley was "Children of the Pharoah". There were only three tombs open when I visited however these were beautifully... More 

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