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Tour to the Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan
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Pretty view for Nile and all Aswan from the top

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Port Said, Egypt
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Port Said, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Deventer, The Netherlands
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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 to him (without giving extra money) and walked to the small dome on top of... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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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
Redwood City, California
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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 the Colossi of Memnon (in Luxor, West Bank) were quarried. Part of an obelisk of... More 

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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 10 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 take a hike. After visiting the Valley of the Kings you note that this is... More 

Thank BobN06
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

The elite Tombs date mainly from the Old Kingdom which provide an insight into the burial traditions of Upper Egyptian Nome 1 during the later Old Kingdom. The tombs include the famous tomb of Harkhuf. Others belong to Sabni or Heqaib. There are later tombs, from the Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom

2 Thank Chiaro D
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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 up the hill from the Nile so make sure you bring water and a hat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

A ferry will take you over to these Old Kingdom tombs for a pittance, or you can spend a little (not very much), cash and hire a shaded motor boat for the day and wander around Aswan afloat, stop and have tea and a Shisha and visit the other islands too; what could be nicer?. There's a reason these tombs... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

This attraction is on the West Bank and is easy to access via the public ferry which drops you off right nearby the ticket office. They may try to overcharge you on the ferry, so be aware that the current tourist price as of April 2015 is 2 EGP one way. When I showed up, the ticket person was nowhere... More 

1 Thank Shawn_Storm
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

Nobles tombs...I did not visit due to limited time but it is a must visit attraction. At night from the other bank of the Nile you can see the beautiful lights come from it.

Thank AmirAbdelGhany

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