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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Memphis was one of the ancient capitals of Egypt. Today there is little left of it other than stumps of columns poking up from untended fields. Our tour guide told us that the Egyptian government is attempting to reclaim the site from people who have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is not a lot remaining of the ancient capital of Egypt, but it is still worth combining a visit with a visit to Dahshur, Saqqara or both. Highlights are the huge statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx. Entry is 80 Egyptian pounds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Non-obligatory visit, but included, entry 80 LE, I made this trip: Giza, Saqqara, Memphis for 40 dlls. Small place, neglected, very poor, the only impressive thing was the statue of Ramses II They do not charge for taking pictures

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Locy2014
Reviewed December 8, 2018

got amazed when i saw ramsses the second statue specially i had no time to visit his great temple in aswan cuz i had to fly to the south, there is so much history and egypt was very rich country i had a blast

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

This is the site of the ancient capital. Has many granite tombs, statues, Sphinx and many statues. Quite interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Memphis was founded around 3100BC but little remains today. For most of the pharaonic period it was the capital of Egypt. It was finally abandoned during Arab invasions in 7AD. The city virtually vanished due to the combination of quarrying for stone, antiquity hunters, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This place also does not require much time. Nothing of the grandeur of an ancient capital remains except for some granite and alabaster statues. They are worth a look especially the colossal Ramses 2 statue.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Javamang
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

After seeing so many excelent sites, the old capital of Memphis has nothing to show. Only a laying colossal statue of a pharao and little more. Better spend the time somewhere else.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank FranciscoKuri
Reviewed August 31, 2017

I SAW memphis with perfect tours it was amazing as we saw big estatue for ramses second and sphinx for hatshepsut

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sabryhashim67
Reviewed August 14, 2017

While the pyramids of Giza are packed with tourists, not many venture just a few miles south to Memphis, an early capital of Egypt. In fact, we practically had the whole site to ourselves. But their loss can be your gain. You will be able...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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