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Two enthroned statues of Amenhotep III, each soaring more than 60 feet into the sky, are the first monuments visitors see on arriving in the West Bank.
Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A quick stop at these monoliths. Took photos around them. King Tutankamuns grandfather!!!! Well worth the quick stop.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MichelleKoch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There's not much left of the statues and they are basically just sitting on the side of the road but it's worth it 10 minutes stop

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mgsullivan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Colossi of Memnon as part of our Egyptian tour. There is no cost to enter and there are markets in the car park. They are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good site but a quick stop is good enough.worth a visit though. A part was under restoration.good history.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank d8515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the way to Luxor from the Valley of Kings we stopped here. There is work going on here still but really the only thing worth seeing are the two huge stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep which are quite impressive for their size.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank beachlovernc2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first stop at Luxor off our Nile River cruise. It’s on the way to the Valley of Kings and currently a quick pit stop for some pictures — but only because the whole area is still being restored and other than the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TheNotTakenName
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was am incredible site with yet another fascinating story to go with it. The statues are like nothing I've seen before and this is what makes Egypt so unique. Full of amazing historical stories that I could listen to for hours. Another must see.

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

The Greeks were the ones who named these two statues after the greek hero of the battle of (Agamemnon). Later shorted to Memnon. The wind used to whistle through the cracks which people said the statue were singing. In modern times someone “repaired” the cracks...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 22 August 2019 via mobile

These are in middle of nowhere, so coach had to stop for photos. There are a few shops dotted around. It’s a lovely photo with plenty of excavation still taking place.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 22 August 2019

Two large statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep 111 you will pass these on your way to the valley of the kings the transport coaches usually stop so you can take photos one of them is in better condition than the other but still worth a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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