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Colossus of Ramses II

Memphis | Mit Rahina Village, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Memphis | Mit Rahina Village, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Visiting Memphis for the Colossus of Ramses II and the Sphinx of Memphis should be combined with Sakkara-- not worth the trip JUST for Memphis. Even better do a full day tour combining with the Giza pyramids in a private car tour.

Thank drdanawallace
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This enormous statue can be view in the open air museum at Memphis and is worth a visit. The acids in the mud damaged the back which can be seen on the underside.of the statue.Go up to the viewing gallery to see the real beauty...More

Thank Swisshen
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This large limestone statue of Ramses II, on its back, was quite amazing to see the details of the carving. You can see it up close on ground level or walk up to the second floor and get an elevated view.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Very large but ornate status of the most famous of Ancient Egyptian rulers. Can get close to and above the great status.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Although is not much above ground to see from ancient Memphis, it's still nice to visit what most have been one of the greatest Egyptian cities of its day. Then in a pavilion, there's this colossal statue of Ramses II so beautifully done, that even...More

Thank allancardet
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Hidden in the city of Memphis is this beautiful monument of Ramses II that you can get up close and personal.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 5 October 2016

It was exciting to hear the history about Ramses II and how great of a pharaoh he was. Went to see his Colossus as part of a tour

Thank Akai M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Colossus of Ramses II is by far the highlight and main attraction of Memphis. It is a huge and intricately carved statue of the great pharaoh, Ramses II that lies on its back, facing the sky and exuding the sky. The statue is in...More

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