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Tomb of Ramses III Tours

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Tomb of Ramses III
Located on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor, the Valley of the Kings is the final resting place of the last of Egypt’s warrior pharaohs. At 125 meters long, the Tomb of Ramses III is one of the longest in the Valley of the Kings. It has been well preserved, with its colorful sunken reliefs of traditional ritual texts still clearly evident.

All 63 of the royal tombs here are different, and what’s unique about the Tomb of Ramses III are the foreign tributes located within its side chambers, including detailed pottery imported from the Aegean and depictions of royal armoury and boats. In the last of these side rooms there’s a bas-relief of two blind musicians that gives the tomb its alternative name: ‘Tomb of the Harpists’.

In the chamber beyond is an aborted tunnel; after realising they were building into the neighboring tomb, ancient builders apparently shifted the axis to the west, constructing a corridor leading to a hall featuring grand pillars and walls decorated with scenes from the Book of Gates.

Practical Info

To reach the Valley of the Kings, take a taxi and ask for “wadi al-muluk” for the East Valley and “wadi al-gurub” for the West Valley. No photography is permitted inside the tombs.
Address: West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
Hours: Open daily 6am-4pm
Admission: Three tombs (excluding Ramses VI, Ay & Tutankhamun): E£70
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  • 5 hours
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USD87.00
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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USD39.00
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USD39.00
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Cover the highlights of attraction-packed on private, consecutive day tours through both the East Bank and West Bank. Enjoy a fully bespoke travel experience, without the rush of a group tour. Highlights include the Valley of Kings, Karnak Temple, and the Luxor Museum. Upgrade to include a panoramic hot air balloon over the West Bank, at an additional expense.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD185.00
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USD185.00
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Tomb of Ramses III hours of operation: Open daily 6am-4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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