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Wow, this is one enormous statue that is definitely worth a detour for a look see. The surrounding outdoor museum is somewhat interesting, but the star here is definitely the colossal statue of Ramesses II. We were happy we included it during our trip.
This Ramses II Statue is at the Memphis Museum, which we covered during our 9 Hrs full day Pyramids tour by private Taxi ( Hyundai Elantra) hired at 400 EGP for our family of 3, for Dahshur-Saqqara-Memphis & Giza. Just walk around to get more...More
Like many Egyptian sites, Memphis is evidence of the over-abundance of incredible artifacts in a country that seems to poor to display them in a proper setting. The access road ends in a dirt parking lot and after going through the entry gate the artifacts...More
This statue of Ramesses is huge. In a recumbent position and I enjoyed it from every angle. It truly is amazing and very well preserved. If you have time visit this statue. There are so many things to see in Egypt that you just can't...More
The Statue is still in such good condition. Very mesmerizing to look at. We got there around 10am after a 45min drive from Giza. It was very empty and chill. Glad we made a visit. We went before visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza and...More
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First, the confusion comes from the fact that there are TWO colossal statues of Ramesse II, one lying on it's back at the museum in Memphis and one that stood in front of the main train station, which was moved to storage a... More
First, the confusion comes from the fact that there are TWO colossal statues of Ramesse II, one lying on it's back at the museum in Memphis and one that stood in front of the main train station, which was moved to storage a decade ago. It is this latter one that WAS moved to the upcoming Grand Museum in January. Do a search on Google per National Geographic - TripAdvisor does not allow links here.