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Address: Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt
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This desert valley contains the ancient burial ground of many Egyptian...

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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Private Guided Tour to Valley of the Kings
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Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple
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Discover Luxor: Half Day Tour to Valley of The Kings Temple of Queen Hatshepsut...

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Amazing place, sad administrated

We went on low season, the place is surprisingly awesome, the tombs are marvelous, some really well preserved and interesting. Sadly they are supposed to take care of them, they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jorge Ignacio V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on low season, the place is surprisingly awesome, the tombs are marvelous, some really well preserved and interesting. Sadly they are supposed to take care of them, they advertise about no cameras allowed but the staff working there for a few pounds let u take pictures, so all the "security" measures are violated for 2 euros or so,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On approach to the Valley of the Kings, you are drawn to the utter desolation, but beauty of the rocky valleys. You can easily understand why the tombs were so hard to discover. Descending into the tombs themselves will take you back thousands of years to an age and culture that will come to life before your eyes. The artwork... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you arrive there is a little land train that takes you from the entrance to the area where all the tombs are. Your ticket grants you access to three tombs and our guide suggested the thee he thought we would like the most. It doesn't look like much from the outside but once you enter one of the tombs... More 

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Thank Sarahc011
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing experience. A visit to Egypt / Luxor will be incomplete without a visit to the Valley of Kings. The Valley contains the tombs of Pharaohs of the New Kingdom. An early morning ride on a hot air balloon gives an excellent overview of the valley and is highly recommended. One can visit 03 tombs with one ticket but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hello.i've been to valley of the kings in 2014 when I enjoyed a holiday with my sister and my roommate.what can I say about valley of the kings?I didn't like that I paid a price to see tombs and it's actually included just three tombs to see from 72, and from three of them I think only one has the... More 

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Thank AncaUK
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By seeing the pictures, we knew it's going to be a great place to visit but didn't realize, it would be so amazing until we landed there. It's much more than we thought. Grand, Majestic, Impressive.. The Egyptian Kings believed in life after death.. Death for them was not the end of the journey, but it was the beginning of... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled with a guide from a company called Tours from Hurghada. This company is first class. Our guide Mohammed was so knowledgeable about the tombs. You have to see them in real life as the pictures and videos do not do this justice at all. Make sure you listen to your guide when he tells you not to take photos.... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the Valley of the Kings should be included in any trip to Luxor, you don't need to go through all the opened tombs. Choose 2 or 3, but avoid Tutenkhamoun's. It's a bit of a disappointment. We saw Ramses VII's and a couple of other ones, namely Thutmose's, which is quite different as the hieroglyphs are freehand!

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic place- so much history- very well preserved. Suggest you spend a good day there, despite the heat! Any tomb that you can see offers something unique. None are the same. Hire a guide- well worth it. See Tomb of King Tut if you can and dont miss Carter's house

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took an over night train from Cairo to reach Luxor which is located in the heart of Egypt and a far cry from the dirt and packed streets of Cairo. I felt like stepping back in time as soon as I stepped off the train. Luxor itself is a lovely and vibrant town but the opportunity to visit one of... More 

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