We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Tour: Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir el Bahari...
More Info
and up
Private Half Day Tour of the West Bank of Luxor with Pickup
More Info
and up
Day Trip to West Bank Luxor
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“huge statues” (42 reviews)
“amenhotep iii” (46 reviews)
Thebes, Luxor, Egypt
Write a ReviewReviews (1,200)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 682 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is located West Bank, amazing and huge. It is part of a big temple they are working to fix the temple now days. A must see place

Thank Karim Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Colossi of Memnon were also on my must-see list. But they turned to be even more impressive. TOroginally there were not but many, located by the sides of the long corridor like guards.

Thank Juliya L
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are all that remains of the largest and most opulent Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep. Quick stop, take a few photos, move along

1  Thank George818
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guides offer a quick stop of 20min or so to take a few snapshots of the colossal statues that you certainly have seen several times in pictures. You can imagine how that used to be part of something huge although today there are...More

Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The giant statues stand in front of Amenhotep lll temple,which was leveled and blocks reused elsewhere,originally the temple was larger than Karnak temple,with hundreds of God Sekmet statues,presently excavation work is being done at this site,

Thank orderly
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing great about this place. Are 2 broken statues in the middle of a road. Not really worthed the time.

Thank juschaffer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These enormous statues catch your eye from quite far away. They are worth a stop to marvel at their size and imagine how they looked when they were first carved.

Thank DesNewman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to see here. Just two broken Huge statues ! It was included in our tour so we went. There were few shops located outside in the road. We spend barely ten minutes at this location.

Thank fashiondivatraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You dig anywher in Luxor & you discover hidden history. Colossi of Memnon is one such recent find to which a stupid story is attached.

Thank Ashok M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this first thing in the morning and I was surprised how amazing to me and my group this felt ... lots of this place still under excavation... It feels like a very special part of history

Thank LouCarronHarris
Nearby Restaurants
Al-Sahaby Lane Restaurant
441 reviews
3.76 km away
Aboudi Coffee Break
80 reviews
3.78 km away
Africa Restaurant
147 reviews
2.84 km away
Sunflower Restaurant
85 reviews
2.99 km away
Nearby Attractions
Temple of Medinat Habu
847 reviews
.99 km away
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
434 reviews
1.32 km away
Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
263 reviews
.82 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers