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We visited a number of side by side cemeteries of ancient Egyptian rulers of this region. Each cemetery is unique with its design and drawings narrating in hieroglyphics the life story of its owner. They are well preserved and situated on a high spot (...More
If you live ancient history, you’ll love this place. Tombs of Nobles cut waaaay up high into the rock.
Not a good place for those with physical ailments. Many many steps involved. We were shown into 4 tombs. Great paintings on walls but not much...More
It really is a hard trek to the top but the tombs are glorious! You can now buy a photography permit which covers all of the open tombs at a cost of LE300 (about £12.50)
And you can also buy drinks at the rest house...More
While the village itself is of no value, the tombs are really great. Apart from their historical value, they exhibit marvelous wall paintings and reliefs.
However, you need to climb more than 140 steps, while sun is not really tender. No access for handicapped, unfortunately!!
Get ready to walk 144 or so steps to the tombs in the hot sahara desert. They are very well preserved. Remember to buy a photo pass so you don't get bothered everytime you go into a temple or tomb. It is 300EP and you...More
The tombs here date back to around 2000BC and are interesting because they show the development of tombs from the earlier Old Kingdom mastabas towards the later tombs of the New Kingdom. They are rightly celebrated for their paintings including scenes of everyday life and...More