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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sheer size” (7 reviews)
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El Remayah Sq. Alex. Road, Pyramids-Giza, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Perhaps the most important attraction (alongside the Alabaster Sphinx) of the Mit Rahina Museum in the old capital of Memphis, the statue of the reclining Ramesses II is huge, impressive and worth a visit during your trip to Cairo/ Giza and is usually included in...More

Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unbelievable statue. Such detail even to the muscle tone. Part of Memphis tour. Suitable for all ages

Thank mnaidoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Statue is great and but the rest of Memphis is not worth the time. We went bc we had booked too much time for Giza, so it was worth it for us but we would have been mad if we had booked a half a...More

Thank Pierre E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue of Ramses II is located near the village of Mit Rahina in Memphis. The statue is so heavy they built a museum around it rather then move it. The statue is over 30 feet long although it doesn't have any feet.

Thank George818
Reviewed 1 week ago

On my any trips to Egypt, I come to Memphis to see this enormous statue of a ruler of the ancient days.

Thank 888annl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue is beautiful but doesnt have much to see, was weel done but just. if you are close go to see but dont move for it.

Thank juschaffer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the most famous Egyptian statues ever created! Incredibly enormous and hard to conceive how it was hand carved out of solid stone! On display in a fairly remote area outside of Cairo. Other interesting statues are also in this area.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This statue, lying horizontal because of its size and better ability to view it, is impressive, especially with all the other statues to see in the same area.

Thank stardustpilot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The status of Ramses II is impressive in terms of size. You could clearly see the waterline with pitting on the status. The "Museum" is built around where the statue was found and there are several other artifacts displayed outside. Please do not expect too...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is located in Memphis so is a bit out of the way. The statue is incredibly large and one can view it quite close up, which makes it unique. Memphis is interesting, but small. There are antiquities there, and these are interesting, (especially the...More

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JennamurskiRN
5 July 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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