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"Private Tour: Luxor West Bank
"Crossing the Nile River to the West Bank you'll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes. Arriving at the Valley of the Kings burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor) you will have a brief stop at the visitors center. Guides are not permitted inside the tombs but your guide will tell you what to look for inside the elaborately decorated rooms. If you wish to visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun an additional cost is payable direct.Leaving the hot sands of the Valley of the Kings
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Discover Luxor: Half Day Tour to Valley of The Kings Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and The Memnon Colossal Statues
"The Valley of the Kings: the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial. There are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tomb is King Tut-Ankh-Amon tomb. The Valley of the Kings is one of the most popular tourist si and people flock here in huge numbers. The Temple of Hatshepsut: one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut was the famous female ruler of Egypt. She posed as a male to gain the throne. The most unique scenes on the walls of the te which mark the remains of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III.""""Half-day tour to see the necropolis of ancient Thebes. Visit The Valley of the Kings last resting-place of the ancient Pharaohs the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Memnon colossal statues. Also
From $47.00
 
Tour to the Valley of the Kings and Queens with Late Lunch
"At 12:00pm you will be picked up by an expert tour guide from your hotel in Luxor and start your tour to visit the Valley of the Kings The most famous site in Luxor. The Valley was the burial palace of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom (1550 – 1070 BC) you will see 3 tombs of the most famous Pharaohs ruled Egypt from Luxor Like The tomb of Ramses IV Merenptah ""son of Ramses II"" Tomb Thutmose III the founder of the ancient Egyptian Empire tomb
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Valley of the Kings

Opposite of Luxor on the west Bank of the Nile in the lybian mountains lie the tombs of the Pharaos of the New Kingdom (between 1400 a.c. until 1000 a.c).63 Tombs (of 64) have been found until today....
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Myndo
Dec 01, 2004

KV 16 - Tomb of Ramses I

It has the shortest entrance corridor in the valley. It has a single almost square burial chamber, containing the King’s pink granite sarcophagus. Ramses I died suddenly. The chamber is the only part...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings (ancient Thebes) lies about 7km from the Nile on the west bank and is one of the most amazing discoveries made in Egypt. Here is the place where bodies of Tutankhamoun, Ramses...
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Diana75
Mar 02, 2006

Tut-Ankh-Amun Tomb

Tut-Ankh-Amun Tomb (now permanently closed) is near Merenptah tomb, which we visited. The tomb was discovered by the English Lord Carter under the tomb of Ramses VI. Actually it was discovered by...
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Diana75
Mar 02, 2006

Entrance

The entrance fee is 20.00 LE per person. It includes visiting of 3 tombs. My advice - get 2 tickets and visit 6 tombs. Tickets for Tutankhamun`s tomb are separate and entrance fee is 40.00 LE per...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

KV 43 - Tomb of Thutmes IV

This tomb was not suffered flood-water damage and paintings are preserved.Thutmes IV, 1419-1386 B.C. Son of Amenhetep II and the Royal Wife Tia'a, Thutmes IV claimed in the so-called “Dream Stela” at...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

Valley of the Tourists (I'm mean Kings...)

One of the absolute must see's in Luxor is Valley of the Kings... and as such, it obviously gets scads and scads of tourists. (see picture of the wave of humanity walking up the hill...)Admission is...
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kenmerk
Jan 06, 2004

Visit the tombs in the Valley of the Kings

Although not all the tombs are always open to visitors, the more interesting ones usually are. We visited three tombs, Ramses IX (KV6 - 20th Dynasty), Merenptah (KV8) and Ramses IV (KV2 - 20th...
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Diana75
Mar 02, 2006

Tuthmosis III's tomb

If your legs and lungs can manage the steep long climb up the wooden steps to the tomb near the top of the cliff, it is interesting to see the simple decoration of the pharaoh called the Napoleon of...
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uglyscot
May 01, 2006

VALLEY OF THE KINGS

So far the valley has 62 discovered tombs. The last one was the Tutankhamun one. The ticket allows to visit only three toms, for the Tutankhamun one it is needed to pay LE40 more. I visited the Seti...
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trotador
Dec 13, 2003

Tomb of Tutankhamun

The most famous Egyptian pharaoh today is, without doubt, Tutankhamun. The story of Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb of the young-king Tutankhamun on the 4th of November in 1922 is well known -...
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Shofja
Dec 28, 2004

The secret of a tomb

A must see : the Valley of Kings.The Valley of the Kings contains approximately sixty-two excavated thombsof which the most famous one is the thomb of Toet - No 62 (Attention - extra fee to...
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Luchonda
May 23, 2005
 
 
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"One week in Luxor"
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"Two-Thirds of Egypt's Ruins are Here"
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Luxor Temple

The architecture is like a majority of the sites, beautiful beyond words. There's a church built above part of the temple. This was when the Nile River was higher and the site was considerably...
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Karnak Temple

Along with the Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, this place is a real stunner. The architecture and the man made lake with clay pipes still being used is a marvel in engineering and...
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Temple of Hatshepsut

Located beneath massive cliffs near the west bank of the Nile, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir el Bahri, is dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. Hatshepsut, meaning 'foremost of...
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Deir el Medina

The workers that built the great tombs of the Pharaohs lived in a village not far from the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Many tombs have been discovered here. The workers tombs at Deir...
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Colossi of Memnon

These two statues once stood at the entrance gate of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, though very little of the temple behind them remains today. They were carved from two massive granite blocks,...
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The Souks or Market

the sights, the sounds, the smell, the haggling among buyers and seller...you'll be right in the front row seat watching all these happenings when you get to the inner portion of the market. go...go...
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