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Valley of the Nobles

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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 Temple, Habu Temple, and Valley of the Nobles

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Less touristy but staff require tips

Not well visited but I enjoyed my time spent here. The weather was nice (big factor) in January, so I enjoyed just walking around up and down the desert, Sandy terrain. Must buy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not well visited but I enjoyed my time spent here. The weather was nice (big factor) in January, so I enjoyed just walking around up and down the desert, Sandy terrain. Must buy tickets at main ticket office visiting any of the tombs but I'm sure you can just pay the men that are guardians/guides of each tomb. Each tomb... More 

Thank MyMinimalist_Travel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss Hadu temple, it's small but beautiful, and entrance is cheap. you buy it a a central point, and then drive to it. Amazing relieves. If "guides" show you forbidden areas, be conscious that they expect "bakshish"

Thank Olov L
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Be prepared for an uphill hike, but these tombs are definitely worth it. Be sure to look at the lists of Nobles to visit, you will see my review on the various tombs here, but don't skip the valley of the Nobles in your trip to the West Bank

Thank Steven W
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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.

Thank CorporateProphet
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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

Thank travelgeo1988
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

1 Thank Lois6201
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.

1 Thank moglentours
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 

1 Thank cwfan
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!

1 Thank Peter B
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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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