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This was a quick place to stop and view the 20m tall historical statues. They were incredible the only downside was them being beside a busy road with little else to witness. A passing visit is all that is required.
The two huge statues is setting for about 3400 as guards of the area, facing and close to the nile , 18m (60f) tall, over 700 tons each, its stones was brought from location near cairo to Luxor by the river Nile, Romans tried to...More
Stopped at these incredible statues at the end of a day trip to Valley Of The Kings etc. Sun was setting and walking to the base of them, looking up with the sun casting long shadows was an stunning sight.
The statues of Amenhotep III and the first pylon formed the Colossi of Memnon was built to guard the entrance of Temple complex of Amenhotep’s temple which had a vast enclosed wall of 550metres by 770 meters covering more than 86 acres. The twin statues...More