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Make sure you see the four tombs

I cycled to the place using a Google map from Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi after... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shuang Q
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Guangzhou, China
Unforgettable visit

Unforgettable visit to the mountain of the dead where you can see some tombs with the great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tamer d
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Siwa, Egypt
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 28, 2015

Here you can watch the colorful pharoanic tombs and hear the story of the ancient Egyptian history in Siwa. View of the palm trees is amazing from upwards.

2  Thank Egyptiano333
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Reviewed November 10, 2014

As so often in Egypt you cant take photos in the 4 tombs that are open. They are impressive, but not up to the standard of the Valley of the Kings. I enjoyed my visit and the history that goes with the place

1  Thank froggychap
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I cycled to the place using a Google map from Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi after navigating through some narrow villiage roads that led me to the back of the Mountain where no ticket office was seen, so I climbed to the...More

Thank Shuang Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable visit to the mountain of the dead where you can see some tombs with the great Pharonic drawings on the walls and ceiling. The tombs are decorated with the afterlife story on how the dead was judged by the after life Gods. No photos...More

Thank tamer d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived during the paraying time on Friday so there was no people at all, it was very hot, but worth experiencing it.

Thank vespersmarquess
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Not an activity to do place for anyone, it is a mountain where you will find graveyard for pharaonic colored drawings on walls. Take sun umbrella or hat with you as it is a very sunny place, and drink lots of water.

Thank karabants26
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We came at 5pm and the site was closed. The sign on entrance says that working hours are from 9 to 5. The keeper told us that we couldn't walk around or go to the top of the mountain to watch the sunset. The tombs...More

Thank AlyonaCott
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

If you are a fan of history and enjoyed visiting Luxor, this is the place for you. The mountain served as a burial tomb for many important residents over two thousand years ago. A few of the tombs are intact and have great colors with...More

Thank sylviaroland
Reviewed April 15, 2018

it is nice to try something new in the life , this is time i went with egyptian to siwa and i was so lucky to be for one night in middle in desert of siwa , it is amazing pace and so safe, and...More

Thank Moutaz S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The area needs to be cleaned to be fit for visitors. Just a little bit of care and explanation of history will make the place worth visiting.

Thank Taher G
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Siwa is ( of course ) winter /spring/autumn destination. unless your there for their specific rheumatoid healing techniques ( berrying baring) this is the name of the technique. Mountain of the dead is an ancient tomb. you can easily locate a bone or two still...More

Thank reham a
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The rocky mountain is a grave yard for 3 different civilisations. The 1st level of the mountain is grave yard for the pharaohs and sadly most of the tombs and artefacts are stolen. One of tombs had some artworks which was beautiful. The second level...More

Thank Ahmed A
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