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Colossus of Ramses II

Memphis | Mit Rahina Village, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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This massive statue carved in limestone is more than 33 feet long and is located in the museum built to protect it.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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Memphis | Mit Rahina Village, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A good ancient egypt lesson to learn about how archaeologist able to identify the statue by recognizing their unique cartouche.

Thank Hruos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed seeing the pyramids and the hospitality of the people. I realised how rich Africa is and encourage people to visit

Thank sibandasibongile
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Going to this site was an experience in itself. As you are walking toward the entrance of the building you will see a long row of vendors who desperately want to sell you something. Word of warning, just a casual glance in their direction is...More

Thank Cegis360Playground
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Ramses II was always one to promote himself and this is no exception. A HUGE statue. Yet there is not much else around it ... that is why I only gave it an average rating. They are expanding Memphis with a walking park so hopefully...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Colossi of Ramesses II is truly colossal. I took a picture standing next to it and I looked like an ant. The level of detail and artistry displayed in this colossi is absolutely beautiful and the colossi is in excellent condition.

Thank Latonia G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This Colossus is in the museum at Memphis. It is worth the trip. We attended as a large group and admission was included so I cannot speak to the cost of admission. I very much liked this exhibit. It had informative plaques that showed what...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It's a little bit off the beaten track, but the benefit is that it is less crowded. Maybe not as awesome as the sites at Giza, but definitely well worth visiting. We went as part of a whole day tour where we saw the pyramids...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is the Statue, also called Memphis museum the statue housed inside the building is the main attraction. Well worth a short visit but don't expect a museum. This statue is huge you can walk next to it or go upstairs and get a overview....More

1  Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

the statue has the face well preserved giving us an insight into the character of Ramses 2. the body and the posture exude power. i marvelled at how would have been his life? the longest ruling pharoh.

Thank babuchNashik
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This statue is housed in the small museum in Memphis which is worth a visit if you have time. The statue is lying on its back (which is damaged) but you can go up into a gallery and look down on it to admire the...More

Thank Caz C
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