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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  • Just a big Wow here. Outside the tombs thenselves the crowds were quite managable but as the toombs are narrow, the crowds are wall to wall people. You can take planty of photos but don't let a local....  more »
  • There are 67 underground tombs built under Mt. Dehent (now called el-Qurn "the Horn". Nearly all of them were looted except King Tut's Tomb which was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. A ticket...  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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