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  • Cairo

    Cairo

    Cairo

    The captial of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means "the victorious city". As the region's principal commercial, administrative, and tourist centre.
  • Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Egypt's second largest city (3.5 million people), its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. No city in Egypt has history as rich as that of Alexandria which witnessed so many historic events and legends!
  • Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor hosts one third of the whole monuments and antiquities of the world. Therefore, it is considered one of the most important tourism spots in Egypt and maybe in the whole world.
  • Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan is the 3rd largest city in Egypt and the biggest in Upper Egypt. Aswan was the ancient Egyptians' gateway to Africa. Today Aswan is major stop for may Nile cruise ships depart from Luxor to Aswan everyday.
  • Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm El Sheikh

    Sharm is the the jewel of Egyptian tourism industry now. The city offer some of the finest places for diving and snorkeling in the world, it offers great value for money if compared with many diving spots in the world.
  • Hurhgada

    Hurhgada

    Hurghada

    Hurghada today is a world centre for sea sports such as diving, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, and deep-sea fishing. The unique offshore underwater gardens are justifiably famous amongst divers

The Valley of the Queens

Valley of the QueensThe Valley of the Queens is an isolated cemetery, at the southern part of the vast necropolis of Thebes, on the west bank of Luxor. It contains about 70 tombs, mainly belonging to Queens, Princesses, Princes and Nobles, who lived during the XIX and XX Dynasties.

In general, these tombs are smaller than the ones of the Kings. The plans of these tombs usually consist of a small antechamber, a long narrow corridor with several side chambers, and at the end - the burial chamber.

One of the most important tombs in the valley is the one that belongs to the famous Queen Nefertari, the principal consort of King Ramses II. This beautiful tomb was in a bad condition because of the salt crystals seeping through its poor quality limestone. It was restored and reopened for visitors, though nowadays it is closed to the general public because of the high CO2 levels, and water in breathparticles, which were damaging the beautiful artwork. Her tomb consists of a stairway leading down to a hall, valley of queeswhere on the walls, there are representations of the Queen with different Gods and Goddesses. This hall leads to an inner side chamber decorated with religious scenes such as Queen Nefertari burning incense, and giving offerings to the Gods Osiris and Atum. A corridor then leads to the burial chamber, whose walls are decorated with scenes of the "Book of the Gates". Also located in the valley, are the tombs of three of the sons of King Ramses III, who were also buried there.

Tomb 55 is considered to be one of the mostimportant tombs amongst them. It was dedicated to Prince Amon-khopshef, a son of King Ramses III who had died atan early age. Among the most beautiful scenes in this tomb, are on the walls of the 1st chamber. It is a scene representing the Prince, with his father, with the King making offerings to various deities. The large hall is decorated with some scenes of the "Book of the Gates". Valley of the Queens

Tomb 44: This tomb belongs to Prince Khaem-waset, who was another son of Ramses III. It consists of 2 long corridors, with 2 side chambers, and a square burial chamber. The walls of this tomb are decorated with various painted scenes, some of them representing the Prince with different deities, and with his father in front of the deities of the after world.


For full list of Egypt Tombs:

Tombs of the Kings (Luxor)

The Valley of the Kings was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs

Tombs of the Noblemen at Thebes (Luxor)

The Valley of The Nobles is locatThe site has rock cut tombs of

Tombs of the queens (Luxor)

The Valley of the Queens is an isolated cemetery, at the southern part of

Tombs of the Workers of Deir el-Medineh (Luxor)

Deir El Medina is one of the interesting historical sites which are commonly

Tombs of Beni Hassan Situated about 20 kilometers to the South of the city Al Minya
Tombs of San Al Hager

Tanis or San El Hagar, as it is called today, was once the capital of ancient Egypt

Other Egypt Tombs:

Tombs of Aswan

The city of Aswan during the ancient times was never the city we know of today

Mastaba tombs of the Old Kingdom (Saqqara, Giza)

The Saqqara complex is one of the most

Tombs of the Oases

The Bahariya Oasis is the northernmost oasis of Egypt. This oasis has a particular historical

Tourists who visit this site also visit the following sites:

The Colossi of Memnon
Two gigantic Statues of Amenhotep III that were situated in front of his Mortuary temple.
Valley Of The Kings
The Valley of the Kings was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs.
Valley of the nobles
The site has rock cut tombs of Nobles and high officials of ancient Egypt.
Valley of the Queens
a cemetery at the southern part of the vast necropolis of thebes, on the west bank of Luxor.