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Qubbet el-Hawa

West Bank of Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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Tour to the Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan
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West Bank of Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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 6 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 7 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 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,...More

2  Thank Chiaro D
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

2  Thank Steven W
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...More

2  Thank Windowseatview
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...More

1  Thank Shawn_Storm
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