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Colossi of Memnon

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Address: Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Two enthroned statues of Amenhotep III, each soaring more than 60 feet into...

Two enthroned statues of Amenhotep III, each soaring more than 60 feet into the sky, are the first monuments visitors see on arriving in the West Bank.

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They are recovering the parts of the statues and putting together! It is great, big, you get impressed!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As we were leaving the Valley of the Kings we stopped for a few pictures and a walk around. Our guide was. Very helpful with information about the site.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

They are recovering the parts of the statues and putting together! It is great, big, you get impressed!!!

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two status within village of framers stranding as guardians as you can feel the birds every where and their faces are just not haven face it is the way stones get old too fascinating visit

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Colossi of Memnon and Amenhotep (111) Temple Conservation Project on our way to the Temple of Karnak. These are 2 huge statues which had been destroyed but have been pieced together.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the beginning of the route to the Valley of the Kings and is a great start it features the two huge statues and behind there are excavations in progress finding more of the history of Egypt. We saw that discoveries are being made all the time. Go and take a visit. It is a must see.

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are impressive but it's sad that all the place was destroyed. Es un bonito lugar pero recien lo estan readecuando.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All tours seem to stop here but the statues have seen better days. You can only imagine what they must have looked like intact. Restoration work is underway in the area; hope they find more of these statues to bring them more into their former glory. Still, quite the sculpting and building feat.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These 2 huge seated statues once guarded the entrance to the first pylon of Amenhotep’s memorial temple on the West Bank. Today they sit in an open field backed by its mud brick rubble remains. These statues are popular for a photo stop from the parking lot, but take time to walk to the base of the statues to get... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Colossi of Menon is accessible while staying in Luxor. Get a Taxi but agree an inclusive price including everything even the tip before departing. 25% of the original asking price is often the norm.Pay about 2500 £ Egypt, in UK money £12 for four hours. Join this trip up with the Valley of the Kings and Queens. If you want... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These two huge ruined statues around 17 m high once stood as at the entrance gate of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. They are cut from two massive granite blocks brought from the quarries near Cairo and are fascinating as one gets down to capture a few snaps while passing by... Dr. Javed Rasheed

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