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Statue of Ramesses II

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Address: El Remayah Sq. Alex. Road, Pyramids-Giza, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Pharaoh Ramses II statue has stood in a square outside Cairo's main railway...

Pharaoh Ramses II statue has stood in a square outside Cairo's main railway station for 50 years. The statue is is 3,200 years old and weighs 83 tons.

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Full-Day Tour of Dahshur, Sakkara, and Memphis from Cairo
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Half-Day Saqqara Pyramids and Memphis Tour from Cairo

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Huge Egyptian Statue

This is one of the smaller attractions in Egypt, but the size of the stautue of Ramesses II is anything but small. The statue is a well proportion representation of the former... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the smaller attractions in Egypt, but the size of the stautue of Ramesses II is anything but small. The statue is a well proportion representation of the former Pharaoh carved in granite. With smooth edges and a bold appearance, but with bottoms of legs missing, there are other statues in Luxor that are even more spectacular.

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Sparta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Surrounded by an open air museum but the statue is housed in a building constructed just for it, easy to navigate around so good view of details of the statue. Good day trip with children. Few vendors here

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue is in a museum in Memphis. The enormity of the statue can only be realized in person and from both the 1st and 2nd floor .As seen on a TV program with Joanne Fletcher(British Egyptologist), nothing prepares you for this spectacular site. Not to be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a huge statue on the alex road. it wont miss ur eyes for sure. u can take pic along with it. a nice one.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a 5 minutes photo stop and can frankly be given a miss provided you are visiting the Egyptian Museum or any of the temples in Luxor. On the other hand it’s just a 5 minutes away from Dashur and one can cover it on route by allocating 30 minutes for this site. The statue itself is nice but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was amazing to walk into this building and see this statue of King Ramesses II fill the entire place. The carving is so detailed and absolutely awesome.

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Giza Governorate, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

King Ramses II is one of the great kings who ruled ancient Egypt and the Memphis area located after the pyramid of Saqqara and the area is very calm, but there are a lot of tourists

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This colossal statue of Ramses II, also known as Ozymandias, was lying prone because its feet had been broken off from its base. Housed inside the Memphis Museum, the covered building now protects what remains of this most admirable work. It can be examined close up by climbing the stairs to a viewing balcony which allows visitors a 360 degree... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

There is not much left of Memphis, once thriving capital of ancient Egypt, but just seeing and admiring colossal statue of Ramesses II is worth the visit. There is another granite and still standing statue of him outside but one inside is by far more impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went to Memphis, followed by Giza and then Dinner at Mena House, so all in all, it was a great day out, we enjoyed the schedule!

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