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Used as a burial site from the reign of the 19th-Dynasty pharaoh Ramses I, this valley contains the tombs of many royal wives and children, the most famous being that of Queen Nefertari.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the tombs are mostly smaller, with shorter passageways than those at Valley of the Kings, many are also beautifully painted. The ones we visited were largely behind plexiglass, but the colors were still vivid. The tombs include those for queens and other family members....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linette L
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The Valley of the Queens is not as popular or talked about as the valley of the Queens, but it has the best preserved and most impressively decorated tomb of them all. We were allowed to go into 3 or 4 tombs, but Queen Nefertari's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rr177
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The tombs have been made very access able by the Egyptian tourist industry, the floor is boarded and the outside areas levelled where possible, interestingly it is not just Queens buried here, it is also princes, the sons and daughters of the Pharoes. The toms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christopher s
Reviewed 7 December 2018

The 3 tombs at Valley of the Queens were the most muted, paintings are behind plexiglass. All these tombs are much smaller than the ones at Valley of the Kings. Then there's an extra ticket for Queen Nefertari tomb that set you back 1200 Egyptian...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

We went after visiting the Valley of the Kings. This site is not as impressive as the VOK, tombs are much smaller and less ornate (the stories they tell however are still amazing). Usual gig here in that you pay to get in and can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank 159marting
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We visited three tombs in the Valley of the Queens. While the tombs may not be as extensive as some in the Valley of the Kings, the quality of the paintings and hieroglyphics is very similar...in short, amazing! We saw fewer than ten other tourists...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The Valley of the Queens is located not far from the Valley of the Kings in a wadi (valley) called Wadi el-Melikat. There are several secondary valleys associated with the Valley of the Queens, namely the Valley of Prince Ahmose, the Valley of the Rope,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank adriano769
Reviewed 11 September 2018

It's not so impressive as Valley of Kings, so better see this first. There are less tombs, and the tombs are significantly smaller and less impressive. Although less people and cheaper entrance fee. It's worth only if you have enough time, if not, just go...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank _victor_imbuzan
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I was one of about 3 tourists on site. They are great to see but the restored Tomb costs a whopping 1000EGP extra. If you Visit the valley of the Kings Tombs first you might be a bit disappointed because the Kings were hugely important...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ATraveller363
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Valley of the Queens was a big let down. If you have already visited the Valley of the Kings you will be sorely disappointed with this location. When we arrived at 10am we were literally the only tourists at the site. The vendors were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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