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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.
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Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Memnon is a nice stop in between the major attractions in Luxor. It is basically a car park and an open field. Significant statues that are worth visiting

Thank crakyl
Reviewed 1 week ago

These statues are in open fields without context. They are enormous and easily accessed. They are even free! If you like, you can do a we did and just view them from a roadside stop.

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't actually got to visit, I only saw them as the taxi driver drove by the on the way back. All I can saw is they are massive in size.

Thank Anabel G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank Albert P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Mahmud E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank MW_nomad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank raghu67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 2 stone status of Memon are the only monoliths that are on site since 1300 BC. Not much can be seen at this site other than a good photo op.

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing......just a shame that we could not going around the back to where the archeological site was.

Thank Susie Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are no fees associated to this site. It is a quick and easy opportunity for a photo at these statues measuring 20m high on your way back from the Valley of the Kings

Thank John F
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