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Tomb of Merenptah

Valley of the Kings | West Bank, Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Valley of the Kings | West Bank, Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Your entrance ticket gives you access to 3 tombs and this ia s fairly decent one to choose. Some good hieroglyphics and carvings and a fine sarcophagus.

Thank Martin_Christopher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my view this is one of the best tombs in the valley of the kings I have visited it numerous times and never tire of it there is so much to see once inside

Thank pharoah48
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you get the Luxor Pass, then go here, but if you just get the ticket for three tombs, pass this one up. There aren't all that many carvings or paintings, although the sarcophagus is a good one. But there are better tombs, such as...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The entrance corridors are decorated with texts from the Praising of Re and scenes from the Realm of the Dead (from the Book of the Gates). On the left side of the corridors is an excellent intricately painted relief of the king before Re-Harakhty. These...More

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is an example of tombs constructed after the Amarna period. Large and stately. Some construction errors are also evident, the lid of the sarcaphagus was too large for the passageways for example.

Thank paneb
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We visited Merenptah's tomb as one of the 4 our ticket allowed. It was pretty remarkable but not as colorful, detailed or large as the Tomb of Sety II which opened only a few weeks before our visit to the Valley of the KIngs. The...More

Thank Jacki L
Reviewed 6 January 2017

One of the 4 tombs visited at the valley of the kings. This was huge and was the biggest and deepest tomb with a very steep angle of descent into the tomb. The walls still has the original colouring. Make sure you have really good...More

1  Thank m_h140
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Saw it as one of the three tombs in Valley of Kings. A very steep downward reaches you to the tomb. There are the coffin while the mummy is not here. Adeqquate markings of what the things are is not placed. The guard do not...More

Thank ank4228
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's one of the biggest and the best tombs in the valley. They king is so interesting as there's a theory that he's the Moses Pharos!

Thank Ramy B
Reviewed 17 December 2016

When you buy your ticket to Valley of the Kings you get three tombs to go into, make sure this is one of the three. The Sarcophagus is unique and they set it up well inside. Plenty of color and engravings to keep you busy...More

Thank Steven W
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