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The site of the early capital of Egypt has rock tombs and some statues.
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The statues are very good, especially the sphinx (not the famous one) and the two of Ramses 11. There are better preserved sites in Egypt, but worth a look in when visiting Saqqara.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Approx 1.5 hr drive from downtown Cairo to Memphis – the ancient capital city when Upper and Lower Egypt was first merged. The main highlight here is the museum where the remains of a broken Ramses II statue lies. While this one is partially ruined,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dyhx
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

So we went to Memphis on a tour with our guide Was very impressed with Ramsey’s statue And the history of it Saw a lot more then we expected in fact was very impressed with the whole atmosphere of the area One thing I might...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Geoff G
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We went to Memphis right in the morning before we went to Giza. The museum was a good beginning of the day. We wish that we had time to visit Sakara which is right next to Memphis. Learnt a lot about Ramesses II, his rule...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AnanyaKaushik
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Nothing much to see here, except for a mammoth status of Ramses-II. It's quite a drive from the main city of Cairo and if you have enough time on hands, it makes sens to visit this place, else just not worth, especially considering the drive/roads...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank shaik786
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Do the two sites together and you will need half a day. Statue of Rames is really neat and there are other partial statues to view. Both places make for an informative time!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank esopus35
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Good to see the statue of ramses and the alabaster sphinx. But not much else. Bit of a drive to get there. Don't worry if you miss it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jim C
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

There’s not much left of Memphis. You can budget less than one hour for the visit. Go only if you have time during your stay in Cairo

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Billiken82
Reviewed February 3, 2019

The small Memphis Museum / MIT Rahina is located in Memphis, south of Giza. It has a nice showing of the outdoor pharaonic sculptures located there & the giant reclining Ramses II is inside. Also the large Alabaster Sphinx is located there outside. Memphis is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed January 16, 2019 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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