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Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)

| Deir el-Medina, Luxor, Egypt
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  • Average2%
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“royal tombs” (18 reviews)
“daily life” (13 reviews)
“wall paintings” (14 reviews)
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| Deir el-Medina, Luxor, Egypt
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"royal tombs"
in 18 reviews
"daily life"
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"wall paintings"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful tombs"
in 8 reviews
"climb down"
in 3 reviews
"ancient egypt"
in 17 reviews
"vivid colors"
in 3 reviews
"steep steps"
in 3 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"west bank"
in 17 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 6 reviews
"ticket office"
in 7 reviews
"no photography"
in 3 reviews
"workers"
in 67 reviews
"valley"
in 123 reviews
"kings"
in 107 reviews
"site"
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The decorated tombs are a wonder, so bright and clear. the passages are a bit tight in places. Not for the faint hearted.

Thank Skeddie54
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

There are at least 75 tombs here. We entered 3. Of course there was no photography and I was no going to take a risk this time. The access was cramped and steep. The tombs were barely a few square metres and maybe 2 meters...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to navigate some tricky steps and small areas for this incredible display of artwork. The tombs are extremely well preserved and cared for, and the vivid colors are impressive. I would recommend going when it’s not crowded since the tombs are small and...More

Thank cjkines1
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

The site was a part of a large Valley tour and well worth the visit. It was interesting to see the contrast from the royal's tombs. The sites were very well preserved and colorful.

Thank Russell R
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

All the temples have some thing to say about the Egyptian way off live its a must see and amazing. you are learning all the time.

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Deir el Medina was one of my favorite unexpected sites in Egypt. This is the remains of a village of artisans, in addition to tombs and ruins. The tombs are spectacular. As with most tombs in Egypt this will involve some climbing around (ramps and...More

Thank S. R. K
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Worth stopping off here to get an understanding of the life and death of the designers and builders of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. The ones we saw were much smaller but just as ornate and had much more everyday life being...More

Thank AndrewJ25
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Tombs of the guys who decorated the Royal Tombs. Not as large, but beautifully done! There are several yo can go in and the village ruins nearby.

Thank ForestGrove
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

After vsiting all the royal tombs, the Valley of the Artisans is a great contrast. Very colourful art

Thank Ron E
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

We could enter three tombs of great 'workers' and were amazed by the beauty of the wall paintings vibrant colours still after so many housand years.

Thank Lia G
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