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Colossi of Memnon

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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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Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The statues of Memnon are a must see.Two big staues that look like they have just arison from the ground.Amazing start to your journey of the Westbank.You have to pass the to get to the Valley of the Kings,Hatchepsut,Howard Carters house and all the digging...More

Thank Fiona I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No there isn't a lot here, but if you are in the area its definitely worth stopping for a quick visit and photo

Thank Wendieh20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 15 minute photo stop here. It was interesting to see the statues and the ruins of the temple behind.

Thank George O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe after visiting Karnak and the expanse of Luxor, I was underawed by the Colossi of Memnon. It is a carpark with two amazing statues. Impressive statues yes ... But if time is of the essence I would give it a miss.

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice little souvenir market just in front and parking, colossal are all crumbling but good to see, there is a big ramses temple behind it, but its a little dangerous to go there as some stones could fall

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place just blew my Mind. How did they do this? Ancient Egyptians were super humans. A very incredible story, study before you do all of Egypt.

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a quick stop on our tour. Great photo opportunity with these massive statues. Beware, The peddlers around are very aggressive,

Thank marlaher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These statues are quite imposing but lose a bit in comparison to the other artifacts in the area. They are however very big and quite impressive. Worth a stop off for a quick photo but not much else.

Thank CTricity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot of things to see here only the two statues; however it is worth the stop for a quick picture. These statues were at the entrance of an Ancient Egyptian Temple but the only thing that is left of the temple are these...More

Thank Minouy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide stopped for 15 minutes in the morning on the way to the Valley of the Artisans and Valley of the Kings. Worth the stop for some photos. The size of these two statues is impressive. There is a small market. Be firm with...More

Thank heddieeddie
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