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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 via mobile

On the way back from the valley of the kings we pulled up on a rough piece of ground and there they were. To be honest it looked like they had been dumped there as an afterthought. We couldn't get very close but they are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 2 days ago

My second visit here, not as well preserved as some of the other sites in Luxor but worth stopping for a quick photo as they are pretty impressive

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SusanCharles2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

A couple of mostly broken statues in a field. That's all there is. With so much to see and do in Egypt, I don't know why anyone would stop here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rr177
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is not as well preserved as some if the other statues that have been found but still worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulanchris
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive statues and a good beginning to arriving at The Valley of the Kings. Its a shame they haven't been preserved better. I wouldn't spend much time here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ninja911
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the statues are ravaged by time and man, and stand in front of the rubble that was once a great temple, but still the statues cannot fail to inspire.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christopher s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely views from here and to see how beautiful this place is. The two massive statues are worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yosiopine
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good photo stop. The scale of the statues will hit you, but some of the detail has been lost due to weathering and time itself. Still worth a quick stop on route to the Valley of the kings and queens.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mohammed B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Colossi of Memnon are in bad repair and in need of additional work and excavation to make the site even better. Still this site near the Valley of the Kings is amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ArtPhemister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Colossi of Memnon is a nice place to visit and take photos The huge status built to guard the temple are a great whiteness of the Egyptian civilization I wish the temple was a complete one

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ahmedw225
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