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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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Luxor, Egypt
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Visited as part of a tour group. The tomb certainly looks very impressive from a few hundred metres away. It's remoteness and sparsity of any nearby habitations accentuating the visual aspect of the tomb. Knowing what I know now, I would’ve taken a dedicated tour that only
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Search instead for I was impressed by Karnak, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Pyramids of Cairo... and I planned to see the Valley of the Kings, but our tour guide decided on his own to divide our group into half and take one part to the Valley of the Kings and sent my group to
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Worth a visit. The tombs are good but not as impressive as those of the valley of the kings. If you have limited time then best to see only the ones at the valley of the kings
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I only went for Nefertari's Tomb and it was well worth it. The wall paintings were absolutely amazing, they looked brand new. I arrived at around 09:30 and I had the place all to myself. You are only allowed into Nefertari's tomb for ten minutes though. After I tipped the
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During my journey through Egypt, I was able to spend a little time in the Valley of the Queens. Though not as expansive as the Valley of the Kings, it is still an expansive site which contains the tombs of the wives and children of Egyptian royalty, including that of Nefertari,
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