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This massive statue carved in limestone is more than 33 feet long and is located in the museum built to protect it.
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Memphis | Mit Rahina Village, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting the open museum of memphis, this statue is to the entrance of the museum. The statue of Ramses II was discovered under nile in memphis. It was salvaged and laid here and a building was contructed on top if it. A huge statue...More

Thank Syed R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty much this amounts to one amazing statue that is a ways outside the city. If you go, hit up Sakkara, too. It won’t take more than 30 minutes (even for the slowest of people) to experience this place. They did have nice plaques that...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

If not for the Ramses II statue there was not actually much to see. And it is quite a long way outside Cairo, so you should do another attraction, for instance the nearby site of Saqqara, as well.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Quite an unbelievable work a must see. The statue of Ramses and the Boat museum are both well worth the visit.

Thank Sadasivan R
Reviewed January 6, 2018

The Colossus of Ramses II is inside the building and is carved from one solid piece of limestone and is 10 meters long. The status was discovered in 1820 by a traveler. Mohammad Ali donated the statue to the British Museum, but the task of...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Memphis museum doesn´t show the importance of the old capital of Egypt but the Sphinx and the colossos of Ramses II are very interesting.

Thank Jordi-Erinnyen
Reviewed December 6, 2017

This statue of Ramses II was carved out of stone. While it is unfinished, the statue is immense at over 10m long. Take photos from the second floor for a better image. Must visit while in Memphis

Thank George818
Reviewed November 14, 2017

A good ancient egypt lesson to learn about how archaeologist able to identify the statue by recognizing their unique cartouche.

Thank Hruos
Reviewed October 19, 2017

I enjoyed seeing the pyramids and the hospitality of the people. I realised how rich Africa is and encourage people to visit

Thank sibandasibongile
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Going to this site was an experience in itself. As you are walking toward the entrance of the building you will see a long row of vendors who desperately want to sell you something. Word of warning, just a casual glance in their direction is...More

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