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Reviewed 5 August 2018

After checking into our guesthouse just a few minutes away we immediately began exploring the tombs. The views of Aswan are spectacular and can't be beat. You can also meander around in the desert a bit. We liked it so much we visited a second...More

Thank selyoink
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We spent probably 4 or 5 hours over the course of two days wandering around the tombs. The view of the Nile and the desert are breath-taking. Exploring all the tombs was so much fun, and we could hear many bats chattering among themselves. We...More

2  Thank CarrieRyuko
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent view of the whole city of Aswan on the nile bank.... with a couple of islands in the nile. U also get to see tombs of the nobles... saint simon's monastry and mausoleum of aga khan...

Thank nadadwiddar
Reviewed 16 June 2017

You have to catch a boat from the East bank to get to the tombs of the nobles on the West bank. The entry fee is LE40 and there is a bit of a walk up some steps to get to the tombs. There are...More

1  Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Pretty view for Nile and all Aswan from the top is the best thing there, and the it contains tombs for ancient noble men.

1  Thank AMohsen
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nowadays you have to buy a ticket to visit the small dome at the top of the hill (Qubbet el-Hawa) even if you don't want to visit the Thombs. The guards of the Thombs are very unfriendly, so after visiting one thomb we said goodbye...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 4 March 2017

These are the tombs of some of the most powerful non-royal people of the Egyptian Old Kingdom, some of which contain beautiful decorations. Go early, as it is a fairly hard walk up the hillside to get to the tombs.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were disappointed to find only two tombs open the day we went, usually there are six. Some are still retaining their bright colors. Note it is a steep climb to the top and from the boat ramp there are quarries two km north, where...More

Thank paneb
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was probably the highlight of our visit to Aswan and it was not even on our original itinerary. It's hard to not notice the site as night when it is lit up so we asked for a tour, initially just to be able to...More

Thank BobN06
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have been to Aswan 6 times and did not know about this place. But I would say the best of the Old Kingdom tombs are here. They are amazing, they have color and sculpture and even statues in them. It is a LONG walk...More

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