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Address: West Bank near Ramesseum | Gurna, Luxor, Egypt
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Private Tour: Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans - Deir el-Medina...
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Day Tour to Luxors Tombs and Funerary Temples
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Day Tour to Ramesseum and Habu temple and Valley of the Nobles

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Another Valley of Greats

The Valley of the Nobles is certainly not as glamorous as the Valley of the Kings but it is definitely a hidden gem. The royals of the court were buried here and some of the tombs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Valley of the Nobles is certainly not as glamorous as the Valley of the Kings but it is definitely a hidden gem. The royals of the court were buried here and some of the tombs are worth a visit. It's a lesser known Egyptian attraction.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Less tourists visit here, and it is a hidden gem! The murals on the walls are amazingly well preserved.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A short stop that is well worth the time. The steps into the two tombs are very steep but thankkfully not long. Take your time, it is worth it

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had never gotten around to visiting this place but well worth the visit. Better than some tombs in the valley. It's a bit of a climb but persevere not for mobility problems.

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brasschaat, belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nearly the whole old village of El Quarna has disappeared and the entrances to the many tombes of the nobles, all dating back tot het New Empire, can be seen clearly. Unfortunately only very few are open to the general public. The one best known is Ramose. Partially decorated and only a small part of it is painted: mourning people.... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

A visit to the valley of the nobles is a must . . . such beautiful tombs - some of the best. Quite superb. You cannot take photographs, but perhaps it is best left to memory! So few tourists - a great time to visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Much quieter than the major sites this is a Luxor must do! Hotels offer organised trips but I would suggest the public ferry (about 10p each way) and a West Bank taxi driver will charge about 100LE to drive you for a few hours (much less if your bartering is up to standard). Tickets from the ticket office at Medinet... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

If you are an independent traveller without a guide, you will be approached at the entrance by unofficial guides telling you that it is extremely difficult to find the tombs you want to see as there are 400 tombs. Ignore the scare tactics. The tombs are well sign posted and easy to find. Take baksheesh however as the guards keep... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Much more interesting than most of the Royal tombs which tend to be formulaic. Here, you get a sense of life in Ancient Egypt

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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Visited here today, had been recommended to visit by a friend, This is a superb location on the West Bank, Luxor. We visited the tombs of Mena & Nakht, I was very impressed by all the detail of every day life depicted on the walls. Liked here much more than the Valley of the Kings. Not so commercial. This is... More 

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