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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.
Thebes, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Valley is remote, on the opposite side of the river Nile to Luxor. The best time to visit is early morning. No cameras are allowed in the valley unless you buy a camera permit for £15. There is little to see outside the tombs,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarpleTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most tourists miss out on seeing the Valley of the Queens because their one day excursion doesn’t allow the time for a visit. Fortunately we we staying in Luxor for several days & made a point of seeing tombs in the Valley of the Queens...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed 1 week ago

THIS is a general review concentrating on the Valley of the Queens as a whole and does not contain extensive details of individual tombs visited which are fully reviewed later on TripAdvisor. These include Queen Nefertari, Prince Kha Em Waset, Titi and Amenkhopshef. The Valley...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank singhasam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Though the tombs are mostly smaller, with shorter passageways than those at Valley of the Kings, many are also beautifully painted. The ones we visited were largely behind plexiglass, but the colors were still vivid. The tombs include those for queens and other family members....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Linette L
Reviewed December 13, 2018

The Valley of the Queens is not as popular or talked about as the valley of the Queens, but it has the best preserved and most impressively decorated tomb of them all. We were allowed to go into 3 or 4 tombs, but Queen Nefertari's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank rr177
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The tombs have been made very access able by the Egyptian tourist industry, the floor is boarded and the outside areas levelled where possible, interestingly it is not just Queens buried here, it is also princes, the sons and daughters of the Pharoes. The toms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank christopher s
Reviewed December 7, 2018

The 3 tombs at Valley of the Queens were the most muted, paintings are behind plexiglass. All these tombs are much smaller than the ones at Valley of the Kings. Then there's an extra ticket for Queen Nefertari tomb that set you back 1200 Egyptian...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1laduree
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

We went after visiting the Valley of the Kings. This site is not as impressive as the VOK, tombs are much smaller and less ornate (the stories they tell however are still amazing). Usual gig here in that you pay to get in and can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank MJGUK
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited three tombs in the Valley of the Queens. While the tombs may not be as extensive as some in the Valley of the Kings, the quality of the paintings and hieroglyphics is very similar...in short, amazing! We saw fewer than ten other tourists...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Valley of the Queens is located not far from the Valley of the Kings in a wadi (valley) called Wadi el-Melikat. There are several secondary valleys associated with the Valley of the Queens, namely the Valley of Prince Ahmose, the Valley of the Rope,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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