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This statue is part of the tour to Memphis and is surrounded by a building so one can climb up as well as go besides it to see it in detail. Quite interesting to know how it was found.
There are some touts who will...More
Very worth a visit. The statue is huge. There is a garden of sort right next to this "museum," with a few artifacts to look at. The immediate area around this museum however is quite dismal. Worth about a 30 minute visit there.
We visited here after a long day of sightseeing so it was a welcome relief that the site is quite small and there are only a few ancient statues to look at apart from Rameses. It is well set up with a viewing platform that...More
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First, the confusion comes from the fact that there are TWO colossal statues of Ramesse II, one lying on it's back at the museum in Memphis and one that stood in front of the main train station, which was moved to storage a... More
First, the confusion comes from the fact that there are TWO colossal statues of Ramesse II, one lying on it's back at the museum in Memphis and one that stood in front of the main train station, which was moved to storage a decade ago. It is this latter one that WAS moved to the upcoming Grand Museum in January. Do a search on Google per National Geographic - TripAdvisor does not allow links here.