Valley of the Queens

The Valley of the Queens is a site in , where the wives of pharaohs were buried in ancient times. It was known then as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning "the place of beauty".

Notable Places in the Area

The is an archaeological locality in the hills immediately behind the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the tomb of Nefertari, the Great Wife of Pharaoh Ramesses II, in 's Valley of the Queens. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is one of several tombs located in the Valley of the Queens intended for the use of Ramesses III's sons. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
, or Dayr al-Madīnah, is an ancient Egyptian workmen's village which was home to the… is situated 1 km east of Valley of the Queens. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of in is also the gateway to the amazing , and… Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a necropolis near on the West Bank at , . is situated 2½ km east of Valley of the Queens. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in and the capital of . Photo: Blalonde, Public domain.

Valley of the Queens

25.7276° or 25° 43' 39.4" north
32.5929° or 32° 35' 34.4" east
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Lugina e Mbretëreshave
  • Arabic: وادي الملكات
  • Armenian: Կայսրուհիների Հովիտ
  • Asturian: Valle de les Reines
  • Basque: Erreginen Harana
  • Breton: Traoñienn ar Rouanezed
  • Bulgarian: Долина на цариците
  • Catalan: Vall de les Reines
  • Catalan: vall de les Reines
  • Chinese: 王后谷
  • Croatian: Dolina kraljica
  • Czech: Údolí královen
  • Danish: Dronningernes dal
  • Dutch: Vallei der Koninginnen
  • Dutch: vallei der Koninginnen
  • Egyptian Arabic: لستة مقابر وادى الملكات
  • Egyptian Arabic: وادى الملكات
  • Finnish: Kuningattarien laakso
  • French: Vallée des Reines
  • French: vallée des Reines
  • Galician: Val das Raíñas
  • German: Tal der Königinnen
  • Greek: Κοιλάδα των Βασιλισσών
  • Hebrew: עמק המלכות
  • Hungarian: Királynék völgye
  • Indonesian: Lembah Para Ratu
  • Italian: Valle delle Regine
  • Japanese: 王妃の谷
  • Lithuanian: Karalienių slėnis
  • Polish: Dolina Grobowców Królowych
  • Polish: Dolina Królowych
  • Portuguese: Vale das Rainhas
  • Russian: Долина Цариц
  • Serbian: Dolina kraljica
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dolina Kraljica
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dolina kraljica
  • Spanish: Valle de las Reinas
  • Swedish: Drottningarnas dal
  • Tamil: அரசிகளின் சமவெளி
  • Tamil: ராணிகளின் சமவெளி
  • Turkish: Kraliçeler Vadisi
  • Ukrainian: Долина Цариць
  • Vietnamese: Thung lũng các Hoàng hậu

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