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N/r Valley of the kings | West Side, Luxor, Egypt
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Not crowded and very interesting to see. A "snapshot in time" and a pretty setting. Interesting to see how the explorers lived while they excavated in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karmen1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I was 5 years old, I was gifted a book on the discovery of Tutankamon’s tomb, by Howard Carter. At 13, I was slated to see the first-ever traveling exhibition of the treasures of King Tut’s tomb at the Met in NYC but, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PatriciaB308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating house to visit, Howard Carters, own private place, his study, living quarters and the camera used by Harry Burton foe those world famous photographs, all on display, including his dark room. The atmosphere takes you back to those early exciting days! Luckily there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bobbymWirral
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We visited the Howard Carter House as an optional extra at our request when visiting Luxor on an excursion from Hurghada with Generals Adventure Hurghada . The house was fascinating with a number of items belonging to Howard Carter in the House and rooms laid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

I even met members of the grave robbers family, lots of newspaper articles on the wall, mostly in German or English, fascinating !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Faridah0103
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This place is a hidden Gem, so quiet in fact we had to wake up the guide to open up and shows us around. The house has been sympathetically renovated to re-created to show how was when Howard Carter lived there. Really gave you a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank htc78
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The home of Howard Carter, this is a must see if you are following the Tutankhamun story. It is easily reached from Luxor. the atmosphere of the home has a tranquil feel . It is as if Carter recently left .. original study, bedrooms, kitchen...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fiona s
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is the place where Howard Carter lived whilst working in the Valley of the Kings. We had the house to ourselves, which was brilliant. Filled with lots of artefacts

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank johnmeeking7
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Our kind tour leader "Adel" took us to this site as a surprising gift and it was really surprising! Hard to believe the place that Howard Carter used to work in for years to unlock mystery of Tutankhamun's tomb is now part of history itself....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ad-Hagh
Reviewed 10 May 2018

While your doing the tombs and temples close by may as well see it,, he did find a lot of things so nice to see his office, photo room, pictures etc, wont take long but good to complete the tour

Date of experience: January 2018
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17 December 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
difficult to be specific. I guess some of the furniture was included already in the house, so would probably be local, or purchased by him when he moved in, but there's so much stuff that is definitely his; cases, cameras... More
7 October 2017|
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Response from chami | Reviewed this property |
2 days is not very long to spend in Luxor,but even so you should be able to see the VOK and Karnak and Luxor temple. There are buses to Luxor from Hurghada ,but quite a long journey,but I believe flights are available too.
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11 November 2016|
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Response from Steven W | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how you get to Luxor and who helps you when you are there. If you are on your own, you can simply take a taxi there. Ask them to stop at the ticket kiosk to get your tickets ahead of time. If you are... More