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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
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
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
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
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
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