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Pharaoh Ramses II statue has stood in a square outside Cairo's main railway station for 50 years. The statue is is 3,200 years old and weighs 83 tons.
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El Remayah Sq. Alex. Road, Pyramids-Giza, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 2 33776893
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a really neat attraction to see. There is not a lot around this area but the statue is pretty amazing to see up close. The other statues are interesting to view too.

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

One is awestruck at the sight and the size of this amazing art work. You will find it hard to believe when is it was a contemporary work. when you realize the skill work of the ancient civilization that created this huge statue of unbelievable...More

Thank Sabmar
Reviewed 1 week ago

History and more So much history and artifacts collected in one easily accessible building and open air museum where you can easily spend a few hours absorbing it all.

Thank newtella
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unesco World Heritage Site. This was interesting to see and I was excited to see it. If you have the opportunity to see it, it is worth it going to Memphis. There is more to see at this site besides Ramses. But if you only...More

Thank Kissy1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located at Memphis and is an amazingly large statue. It is in great condition for its age and probably preserved in a lek where it was discovered.

Thank 647warrenp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit torn out. Surrounding is not very impressive. Need more maintenance. But a very significant monument of history.

Thank Manzur K
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I never knew there was a Memphis in Egypt, but there is!! It's the oldest capital city, and a cool pit stop if you've got some time. There are giant statues, and the second largest Sphinx!

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This red granite statue of Ramesses II is located in the Mit Rahina Museum at Saqqara. I was awe struck as I made my way around this magnificent example of Egyptian monumental sculpture. I kept asking myself, how did they do it? How did they...More

1  Thank adriano769
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully maintained statue of Ramses-II in an AC environment. Parts of legs are missing but the details are astounding. A good place to cool down after going through the Memphis Open Air Museum.

Thank Syed R
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Waste of 70lb. Small area, not much to explore just pieces of historical landmark on the ground with a single large one. I’d rather spend my money and time going to the Cairo Museum to see similar things.

Thank Elizabeth X
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Silver_Squid_Adrian
April 1, 2018|
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Response from stardustpilot | Reviewed this property |
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
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July 4, 2017|
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Response from privet guide m | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I was a way so about the distance from pyramids to ramses about 1 hour
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