Tomb of Ramses VI

Tomb of Ramses VI, Luxor

Tomb of Ramses VI
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The key feature of this tomb, which was originally built for Ramses V and expanded by Ramses VI during the 20th Dynasty, is its vaulted astronomical ceiling with a double image of the Goddess Nut swallowing the sun.
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Tom
Maple Grove, MN1,881 contributions
Fantastic site in Luxor
Oct 2021 • Couples
So much to see in Luxor, but this site is must see. Amazing craftsmanship and colorful hieroglyphics adorn the walls and ceiling of this tomb. Very impressive.
Written October 14, 2021
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Josh B
Lafayette, IN353 contributions
Worth the extra ticket!
May 2021 • Family
This tomb requires a separate ticket, but we thought the cost was well worth it! It’s larger and better decorated than many of the others, and the enormous ruined sarcophagus in the burial chamber is neat to see. The colors are amazingly bright after so many years.
Written July 2, 2021
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Arvind Sony
New Delhi, India443 contributions
Wow ! Amazing
Feb 2021 • Solo
Very beautiful and very well preserved tomb. You have to pass a long tunnel and then see this beautiful painted wall. Worth visiting
Written February 9, 2021
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Helen M
Windsor, Canada18 contributions
A step back in time
Mar 2020
I really have no words but visiting the valley of the kings has been a life long dream and Egypt did not disappoint
Written April 29, 2020
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shapgo
Hartsdale, NY1,039 contributions
Outstanding
Feb 2020
You will walk down a long passageway to the tomb and not know where to look first.
You will see beautiful paintings, carvings, hieroglyphics and depictions. The colors are stunning and so well preserved. Even the ceiling is incredible.
With your entrance ticket you get to visit 3 tombs (King Tut is extra.) My understanding is that this is one you should pick.
Written April 28, 2020
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Wanderer0213
Port Orchard, WA601 contributions
Beautiful Tomb, must see!
Mar 2020
You will surely enjoy this tomb, easy to access. Great color, just amazing and huge! We got there in the morning and we had it to ourselves! If somebody wants to take your photo with your camera or guide you, they will expect a tip.
Written April 1, 2020
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KarenAzinger
Portland89 contributions
Amazing star chart of ancient Egypt!
Feb 2020
In my opinion, this is one of the top tombs in the Valley of the Kings. The color on the walls is amazing and the star chart aching across the burial chamber is a true wonder! Don't miss this tomb! Your ticket to the Valley of the Kings will allow you entrance into 3 tombs. I recommend Ramses III, Ramses V & VI (one tomb where they buried two pharaohs), and Ramses IV. All of these tombs have incredible color and stunning art work. Recommend that you also pay extra for Sety I, the largest and most beautiful tomb in the Valley. The rules have changed so you can use your cellphone to take photos, so you don't need to buy a photographic pass. If you tour Egypt, you must see the Valley of the Kings, truly a wonder of the ancient world!
Written March 19, 2020
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VirginiaCW
Mount Pleasant, SC900 contributions
Incredible condition considering its age and visitors
Mar 2020
Another one of the tombs that is currently open in the Valley of the Kings with extensive paintings, some in very good shape, primarily because it is so large and they are so high up that people cannot mar them by touching.
Written March 18, 2020
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Krittika M
New Delhi, India107 contributions
Should be one of your three tombs!
Feb 2020
We had hired a guide and the first place he took us to was this tomb. It is gorgeous and one of the most well preserved tombs- you can observe a lot of the original colors. I see a lot of reviews mention an extra charge but honestly it's just one of the three tombs you are allowed to enter (except Tutankhamen)
Written February 27, 2020
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dxlake
Cahors, France45 contributions
Best of the Tombs in the Valley of the Kings
Feb 2020
Pay the extra few dollars to include this tomb when you visit the Valley of the KIngs--it's got the most beautiful hieroglyphics and is totally worth the extra charge... and a side benefit, because there's an extra charge it's not as crowded as the other tombs!
Written February 25, 2020
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