Valley of the Kings, Luxor

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Journey back in time by visiting Valley of the Kings, one of the world's most significant archaeological sites, dating back to the Egyptian New Kingdom. The area contains about 63 tombs and chambers, final resting places of pharaohs and nobles. A handful of tombs, including that of Tutankhamen, have been opened to the public--with its artwork and layout, it remains indicative of ancient Egyptian ingenuity. To find out how to plan a trip to Luxor, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I had been looking forward to vising the Valley of the Kings for decades and I wasn't disappointed. Visitors should be aware that only some tombs are open at any given time. We were fortunate that KV....  more »
  • Each tomb is different. 3 is enough for 1 visit. Go early in the morning before it gets hot or visit in December or January. Take water  more »
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  • A fascinating spot in the middle of the mountains. You’ll wonder how these magnificent tombs of Ancient Egyptian Kings with the huge granite tombs carved, and the amazing drawings - which still preserve their colors all these years! Don’t miss it!
  • Awesome, educational and no matter how many times you go, it remains of much an interest as the first time. Take water, take sun protection and phone. If you take a camera you will be charged. Amazing mystical place
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