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“ramses ii”(3 reviews)
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This tomb of the 19th-Dynasty pharaoh Merenptah, son of Ramses II, features beautiful reliefs of Isis and Nephthys and a steeply-inclined corridor leading to the burial chamber where the sarcophagus still rests.
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Valley of the Kings | West Bank, Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

Your entry ticket to the Valley of the Kings buys you entry to 3 tombs. We chose to visit the Tomb of Merenptah together with Ramses III and Ramses IV on our first visit. These are 3 of the best. We made a second visit...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Remember to buy a separate photo pass if you want to take pictures in the tomb. Its worth the extra cost.

Thank Jenni44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tomb has beautiful artwork and still contains the sarcophagus. You can also see a lot of evidence of what was done by tomb robbers. Wear good shoes and light clothing, it's hot and steep!

Thank JamieHtravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Merenptah ruled for 10 years starting about in 1213 BC. He came to the throne when he was over 60 years old, because his 13 older brothers had died! He was a warrior king and let many campaigns. His tomb shows war conquests as well...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is another one of these spectacular tombs that is a definite must see on your trip to the Valley of the Kings

Thank James C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

An impressive tomb, one of the best we saw. Really great and nice art inside. You should visit it! ;)

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 10 June 2018

According to Egyptian lore this son of Ramses was sent to bring back the Israelites to Egypt and stop the Exodus. He was caught and drowned when Moses closed the Yam Suf. The sea gave his body back to be buried. Amazing!

Thank William K
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A tomb for one of Ramesis II sons, the colours are still vivid on the walls. You can see the traps that were laid for the tomb robbers. Take good shoes are the tomb is steep and stuffy.

Thank 798nh
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This tomb is very interesting, the sarcophagus is still there. The paintings are in colour and very beautiful

Thank Anouk v
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Our guide suggested we visit this tomb and so glad we did - it's fantastic. The carvings are beautifully decorated and highly colourful although it's useful having a guide to explain what it all means. A quite different styles;e and approach compared to some of...More

Thank AndrewJ25
Reviewed 15 April 2018

One of the tombs in the valley. You can pay extra for more tomb visits but some are more elaborate than others. Research which ones to see in advance.

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