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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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All reviews pay extra king tut's tomb take photos visit tombs entry ticket ramses vi no photography lots of water open to the public egyptian pounds wall paintings bucket list mind blowing early in the morning cairo museum howard carter ancient egyptians
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must visit place when in Luxor. The valley ticket allows entry to three tombs. We just chose those which were favorite of the tour operator. Do buy the ticket for photography. The walls of the tombs are highly decorated. This ticket allows you to click...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tombs in Valley of the Kings were one of the most interesting places we visited in Egypt. The colored carvings and paintings inside the tombs are amazingly kept for more than 3-4000 years ago! They also allow visitors to take photos and videos inside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 891JonN
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is well worth it to get there early before the hordes of visitors swamp the Valley. Remember to pay extra to see Tuts Tomb. it is one of the most accessible and spectacular. Remember NO Photos inside Tuts tomb but Ok for a Fee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tarcisio S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You by a basic ticket for 3 tombs ( taking photos cost extra) and to be honest after the second you're " tombed out". Besides hieroglyphs, some with a bit of colour, there's not much else to see. All the treasures have been removed and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gandjules
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited 3 tombs(Ramses 3, Ramses 6, Ahmenpetop). The tomb of Ramses 6 required an extra ticket but it was well worth it. The history behind the tombs, the beautiful hieroglyphics, the art, the sarcophaghi etc. A true wonder! We enjoyed valley of the kings...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bali s
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go early to avoid the crowds. The tombs are amazing, still full of colour. Taking pictures is allowed providing you buy the appropriate ticket. In the foyer you will find a layout of the tombs and an indication of their depth, by going early you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I never realized how many tombs there were and how close together they are. We had tickets that allowed us to go into three tombs, plus King Tut's. I also paid a little extra for a ticket into Ramses's VI tomb, which was worth it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rr177
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Valley of the Kings houses many of Egypt's tombs, so this is a must for the visitor. One ticket lets you view 3 tombs of your choice. So it would be wise to check out the tombs online before deciding which to see. Some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Unbelievable expetience n visit to believe n unanswered thoughts. Be ready to walk. Best time to travel is during winter or cold season. Most of the place are tombs.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank selva2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Avoid paying extra for Tut tomb or taking pics and go to the ones that are included in your basic ticket. Stunning paintwork can still be seen and it is very beautiful and mysterious. Must visit while in Luxor.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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Response from Jucily M | Reviewed this property |
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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