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Beni Hassan

Al Minya, Egypt
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Get ready to walk 144 or so steps to the tombs in the hot sahara desert. They are very well... read more

Reviewed today
TeacherLaDoucer
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South Dakota
Tomb Paintings & Graffiti

The tombs here date back to around 2000BC and are interesting because they show the development of... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
JohnWully
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

Get ready to walk 144 or so steps to the tombs in the hot sahara desert. They are very well preserved. Remember to buy a photo pass so you don't get bothered everytime you go into a temple or tomb. It is 300EP and you...More

Thank TeacherLaDoucer
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

The tombs here date back to around 2000BC and are interesting because they show the development of tombs from the earlier Old Kingdom mastabas towards the later tombs of the New Kingdom. They are rightly celebrated for their paintings including scenes of everyday life and...More

Thank JohnWully
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scene after some stairs but comfortable ones. Worth to see Beni Hasan if you visit El Menia.

Thank Mona E
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Tombs of non-royal people with fascinating wall paintings of their everyday activities such as wrestling.

Thank Lizzy C
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

If your fortunate to travel through middle Egypt, Beni Hassan at Al Minya is a must stop. There is a mildly strenuous walk to the top with a tremendous view of the Nile Valley. Site is 4,000 years old with tombs of the Nobles having...More

Thank johnbarbaram2016
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

The Scenery from the top of the mountain with the Nile and the valley are only comparable to the outstanding quality of the Frescos on the walls of the tomb. The local site guards would provide you ample guiding services as the professional tourist guides...More

Thank Ashraf S
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

i went there for study trip it's amazing place as historical and archaeological area but the people there of the city are very bad and do not have any idea how to speak with the forign or Egyptian people

Thank HemooAgree
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Very charming, glorious experience. I was astonished by the scene, the friendly people of the village.

Thank soso h
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Tombs of middle kingdom 11 ,12 dynasty,colors is perfect, sport scenes and location of the tombs in east bank of the Nile. You can visit it one day tour from cairo or Luxor by car . You will enjoy the sport scene specially fighting scens

Thank IlfaraoneGalal555
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We started sailing with dawn from the hotel, enjoyed the sunrise, the breeze and the beauty of the great Nile. We had a nice walk up the hill to the awesome, well preserved tombs that Worth a good guide to enjoy to the max.

2  Thank Mohamed E
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