Deir Al-medina

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  • Address: New Valley Governorate, Egypt, Luxor
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 25 EGP
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Tomb
Tickets From $46.16

Creating so many tombs and temples around the city was not an easy job. Huge groups of artisans worked and gave their best effort to build such awe-inspiring historical sites. However, these artisans required a place to settle down. That is how, the Valley of the Artisans or Deir al-Medina (as known in Arabic) was discovered. When visiting the attraction, there are innumerable features to look forward to.

The Tomb of Inherka that belonged to a 19th dynasty servant who worked in the Place of Truth, the Valley of the Kings. This one room tomb has a splendid wall painting. Next to it is the Tomb of Sennedjem (a 2 small chambered) and the temple of Pashedu are other important features of the valley.  

Deir Al-medina Travel Tips

  • 50% reduction for bearers  of International Student ID Card
  • The entry fee includes admission to The Roman Temple, Tomb of Sennedjem, Tomb of Inherkau
  • Photography is strictly prohibited inside the tomb

Entrance Ticket Details For Deir Al-medina

  • For Egyptians – 2E£

Admission to the temple of Pashedu –

  • Egyptian – 1E£
  • Foreigners – 10E£

Deir Al-medina Hours

  • 1st May to Ramadan – 6am – 7pm
  • Ramadan to 30th April – 6am – 5pm
  • Last ticket is sold at 6pm from 1st May to Ramadan
  • Last ticket is sold at 4pm from Ramadan to 30th April

How to Reach Deir Al-medina

  • From Luxor-east, local ferry boat (near the entrance of Luxor Temple) runs from the Corniche is available. However, you need to take a taxi once you reach the west bank.

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  • Deir Al-medina Address: New Valley Governorate, Egypt, Luxor
  • Deir Al-medina Timing: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Deir Al-medina Price: 25 EGP
  • Best time to visit Deir Al-medina(preferred time): 07:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Deir Al-medina: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 28.23% of people who visit Luxor include Deir Al-medina in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Deir Al-medina visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Deir Al-medina

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

93.73% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Deir Al-medina

People normally club together Medinet Habu and Luxor Museum while planning their visit to Deir Al-medina.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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