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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
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.
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
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.
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
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