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N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Howard Carter House as an optional extra at our request when visiting Luxor on an excursion from Hurghada with Generals Adventure Hurghada . The house was fascinating with a number of items belonging to Howard Carter in the House and rooms laid...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I even met members of the grave robbers family, lots of newspaper articles on the wall, mostly in German or English, fascinating !!!

Thank Faridah0103
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This place is a hidden Gem, so quiet in fact we had to wake up the guide to open up and shows us around. The house has been sympathetically renovated to re-created to show how was when Howard Carter lived there. Really gave you a...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

The home of Howard Carter, this is a must see if you are following the Tutankhamun story. It is easily reached from Luxor. the atmosphere of the home has a tranquil feel . It is as if Carter recently left .. original study, bedrooms, kitchen...More

Thank fiona s
Reviewed May 14, 2018

This is the place where Howard Carter lived whilst working in the Valley of the Kings. We had the house to ourselves, which was brilliant. Filled with lots of artefacts

Thank johnmeeking7
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Our kind tour leader "Adel" took us to this site as a surprising gift and it was really surprising! Hard to believe the place that Howard Carter used to work in for years to unlock mystery of Tutankhamun's tomb is now part of history itself....More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

While your doing the tombs and temples close by may as well see it,, he did find a lot of things so nice to see his office, photo room, pictures etc, wont take long but good to complete the tour

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Going into this house gives one the strange feeling that he is still there, everything is virtually left as it was, see his hat, his tools, how he cooked, where he wrote, feel the atmosphere of the early 20th century in this house

Thank AdeleK1
Reviewed April 14, 2018

The house is worth a visit , it has a very Victorian feel about it. It has in the grounds an exact replica of Tutankhamen Tomb which is worth a visit.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

A bit off the beaten track, on the way to the Valley of the Kings a little part of old England in the heart of Egypt. Interesting to see the house that Carter lived in. There is also a scale replica model of Tutankhamun tomb...More

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December 17, 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
difficult to be specific. I guess some of the furniture was included already in the house, so would probably be local, or purchased by him when he moved in, but there's so much stuff that is definitely his; cases, cameras... More
October 7, 2017|
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Response from chami | Reviewed this property |
2 days is not very long to spend in Luxor,but even so you should be able to see the VOK and Karnak and Luxor temple. There are buses to Luxor from Hurghada ,but quite a long journey,but I believe flights are available too.
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November 11, 2016|
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Response from Steven W | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how you get to Luxor and who helps you when you are there. If you are on your own, you can simply take a taxi there. Ask them to stop at the ticket kiosk to get your tickets ahead of time. If you are... More