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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 yesterday

You can't miss these colossal statues as you drive over the bridge from Luxor to the West Nile. They were originally from single blocks, but now the broken pieces have been put back together.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The two statues are in bad conditions. If your activities include it then only spend literally 5 minutes to spend more time on something more interesting. As usual some sellers will come to you to sell you fake items like statues and others.

Thank Nordine J
Reviewed yesterday

yes there maybe nothing else here apart from local seller's but the monuments are a testimony to Egyptian history great for photos 10 minute picture stop

Thank Craigveryhappy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is nothing actually here, it’s free, and you will see this place on the way to the queen or Valley of the Kings, still it’s a nice place to ask your driver to stop by and take some photos.

Thank Compass816882
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If these statues were anywhere but Luxor, you would be well advised to go out of your way to see them. However, you can see equally impressive statues on a visit to nearby temples. They are along the side of the road on the way...More

Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to see really except the two huge statues "and unfortunately not very well maintained". A 10-15 mins would be more than enough to take some photos.

Thank Firas K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's nice to see but it's really really in bad shape, only two statues remains and one of the missing a lot of Peace's. The tour guide explain to us that people take the stones to build their houses ou THE alabaster's factory...

Thank Fred D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ozymandias I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert... near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that...More

Thank adriano769
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut. We stopped for 10 minutes pulling into a parking area to get photos of the Colossi of Memnon. They are two very large enthroned statues of Amenhotep III which once guarded...More

Thank LadyMolestrangler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These gigantic buildings take your breath away when you see their height. It’s close to the Temple of Hatshepsut and you must see them.

Thank Outofmyhomeplace
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