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Statue of Ramesses II

El Remayah Sq. Alex. Road, Pyramids-Giza, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 33776893
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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
+20 2 33776893
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only half of the statue (the top half) is in the open air museum at Memphis. There is a lot of detail on the statue, his knife and a lot of cartouches all over the body. You can see the detail on the ground floor...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the one statue of Ramses II that you get to see really close. All the others are the ones you see from a distance in temples of Luxor and Aswan. The detailing that one sees here is something that brings this statue to...More

Thank BJayraj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue is so gargantuan it is hard to believe that people actually made this! The Ancient Egyptians were incredible. A must-see!

Thank Brianna O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You must witness this in PERSON. This is only 1/2 of the statue due to the British breaking it in half. The size and the sculpturing and the fine details of his entire body is AMAZING!! It really showed he was a great and mighty...More

Thank slcowans
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the statue is huge and the chief attraction of memphis. a guide is needed to let us understand the salient features of the statue.

Thank babuchNashik
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A short drive from Giza an your wAy to saqqara .must visit if you are going to Sakkara.it us the first capital of the world I was told . Need 1-2hrs no more

Thank gwalior95
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Loved the view of this place! The whole area is great to see and find out the treasures of information history left behind!

Thank Tasnuva A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Quite a statue at this Memphis location. It is essentially a outdoor museum, there are many other smaller statues in a large outdoor area, along with a mass of souvenir booths. The Statue of Ramesses II is located in a building to protect it from...More

Thank 007Traveling_Man
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Start your trip in Egypt here to get the full history and understanding of where Egypt started from.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I could have spent hours just looking at the skill involved to make this statue. It is mind blowing. So intricate, so much detail. Unbelievable how they did this with granite. Loved the open air museum on this site with interesting small stalls. Beautiful rural...More

Thank Desertfox97
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