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Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)

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Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)

343 Reviews
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West Bank, Luxor Egypt
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Full Day Tour to East and West Banks of Luxor
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See the highlights of Luxor on this full-day tour of to the East and West Banks of the Nile. Explore the city's magnificent temples, tombs, and monuments in the company of an Egyptologist guide. Includes visits to the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and Karnak Temple.
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KarenAzinger wrote a review Mar 2020
Portland82 contributions38 helpful votes
Ramses II was the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, one of the great builders of the ancient world, yet few people bother to visit his Ramesseum, his mortuary temple of a thousand years. When we visited, we were the only tourist there! Wow! And the site is incredible! Large standing
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mus wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada116 contributions22 helpful votes
Very beautiful temple! It’s not that impressive comparing to other temples in the city, but if you have time and a nice visit and won’t take you that long to explore.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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TTOverseas wrote a review Feb 2020
Cairo, Egypt178 contributions69 helpful votes
Just amazed how little the major tour groups miss. Once again, the site was nearly empty. Lots of work going on rebuilding the site and the guards advised there is a long term plan to rebuild the granary. Fascinating to see the remnants of such an important part of the King's
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Date of experience: January 2020
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planetgirl711 wrote a review Jan 2020
Lagunitas california113 contributions32 helpful votes
Both this and -Ramses lll ate worth visiting Unless you are on a cruise and have a tight plan - don’t come all the way to Egypt without seeing these wonderful sites Maybe I am way crazier about them than most people I could visit them over and over
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Date of experience: January 2020
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budlepage wrote a review Jan 2020
Berlin, Germany31 contributions10 helpful votes
While there are more impressive sites related to Ramses II all over Egypt, this site was the temple he had built for his own mummification and preparation for joining the other gods after death. Much has been badly damaged by earthquakes, it is still a powerful site.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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