Several pillared halls welcome you to a royal tomb where excerpts from the Book of the Gate decorate colorful wall paintings. In one scene, Merenptah makes an offering to Orisis. The granite sarcophagus at the center shows the carved visage of the pharaoh.
How to get there
By ferry (6am-4pm). Dock is in front of Luxor Temple. You can either explore on foot or by bicycle. Donkey rides are also popular. Join a guided tour or book a tour with noted guides and Egyptologists.