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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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Luxor City, Luxor 85511, Egypt
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 5, 2005

My wife and I walked along the West Valley to see Ay's tomb. It was an unforgettable experience as we left all the tourist bustle behind. The West Valley retains the sense of solitude and even sanctity that the East Valley has lost at peak...More

53  Thank Explorer20747
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went to the Valley as part of the Thomas Cook/Blue skies tour. Firstly the moment you get off the coach you are surrounded by 30/40 street sellers who constantly hassle you to the door of the entrance. ignoring them makes no difference and some...More

12  Thank Tracey P
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The tombs in the Valley of the Kings are stunning. Each tomb has a different motif and the wall painting is unbelievably well preserved. Not to be missed.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is truly impressive! It’s remarkable what the old Egyptians accomplished there. From the outside you do not see much but once you are inside the graves you get a glimpse of how monumental this must have looked when it was first finished. This is...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The valley of the kings is where all the Pharaohs are buried in enormous tombs. We were told there are 64 tombs but only about 6 are available to visit. The entry costs is 200 EP which allows access to three tombs. Entry to King...More

Thank andycoldham
Reviewed 2 days ago

I will tell you something different. Its a must visit place in Luxor. Entry ticket will allow you to visit only 3 tombs but you can view more tombs by paying extra. You can take Mobile Camera with you inside the Tomb though there are...More

Thank Umais7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes this where the pharaohs of Egypt are buried. The tombs are amazing. Vibrant colors and huge tombs. So much to learn. A must in Luxor.

Thank mdkgp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the Vallee of the Kings and it was mindblowing. It’s unbelievable how ingenius they were in the old times. The halls and graves are so well presevered and full of tales, beautifull hieroglyphs with super nice colors and details....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First thing that I wanted to say is it’s hot! Take light clothing, plenty of water and a hat, the tombs are not all open at all times so you can’t be sure what you will be able to see. The standard ticket allows for...More

Thank gdbuttle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While we're on holiday in Hurghada we did a two day trip to Luxor and on the second day we went to the Valley of the Kings and valley of the Queen's the history there is amazing and the size of everything is too, the...More

Thank Trinityburf
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited the Valley of the Kings in October 2018. I had read about the Valley of the Kings may times before we visited but really did not have a idea of what it was like. It is a small valley with...More

Thank P Michael H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is a must if you go to Luxor! It was my favorite place! The paintings are impressive and very well preserved! You can choose 3 tombs out of 11. However not all guides will tell you that you CAN take pictures for 300...More

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Michi K
October 16, 2018|
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Response from 189vinayk | Reviewed this property |
Rebecca is right. Tickets for kids costs 50% as compared to kids.
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We were advised by our guide that there was no guarantee on any given day that certain tombs would be open as they would close them for a number of reasons. You just have to go there and hope that the ones you want to see... More
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