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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

While located in the most unassuming location, one cannot help but notice these gigantic figures sitting stoically among fields. For millennia they have stood watch, almost brooding, waiting for us to discover their majesty. They have weathered the test of time, but be warned -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You will feel overwhelmed by the size of these statues, best of all it's free and a quick detour from valley of the kings.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RuiMilk
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Colossi of Memnon are included as a quick stop on many tours. They are impressive for their site, as the name would indicate, are relatively well preserved, and offer scenic views toward the mountains. So,it is worth stopping but the Colossi are far from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sjur B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There were two statues which are supposed to be the entrance to a temple which was nowhere to be seen. You need five minutes to stop there, take a picture and dodge yourself out of the crowd of children trying to sell souvenirs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TahiraSajid
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This site is really just a photo stop at present. Work is underway to develop it and to conserve the monuments on the site. Stopping here give a good view up towards the Valley of the Kings.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarpleTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a quick stop of 10 minutes here to admire and take photos of the statues after visit of Valley of the Kings. Recommended

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mandysyng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two impressive large statues at the side of the road. Ample parking. Budget a visit for 10 minutes. We actually slowed down as we drove by.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Billiken82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two big statues remains and mostly of it destroy by nature. You not need ticket for the visit, just hop off and snap few picture and continue the journey to Valley of Kings and Hatshepsut Temple. Still remain questioning how ancient people build such a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 882will
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These are just two large structures. You don’t need tickets, just hop off your car and to snap a few pictures and off you go. If you are already in the area visiting The Valley of the Kong’s and the Temple of Hatshepsut you might...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tinahoubc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This sight is not a must see; however, the colossi of Memnon are huge and fun and very easy to drop by for a quick look and a photograph. My family was glad that we stopped by.

Date of experience: January 2019
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