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The site of the early capital of Egypt has rock tombs and some statues.
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Enjoy a private two days trip from Cairo to Luxor & Abu Simbel joined by an expert tour guide, witness the stunning monuments in Luxor and Aswan such as Queen Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple, Valley of the Kings, and the impressive Abu Simbel temple, then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank husseintour
Reviewed 3 days ago

got amazed when i saw ramsses the second statue specially i had no time to visit his great temple in aswan cuz i had to fly to the south, there is so much history and egypt was very rich country i had a blast

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidluis20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the site of the ancient capital. Has many granite tombs, statues, Sphinx and many statues. Quite interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fivestarholidays
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Memphis was founded around 3100BC but little remains today. For most of the pharaonic period it was the capital of Egypt. It was finally abandoned during Arab invasions in 7AD. The city virtually vanished due to the combination of quarrying for stone, antiquity hunters, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This place also does not require much time. Nothing of the grandeur of an ancient capital remains except for some granite and alabaster statues. They are worth a look especially the colossal Ramses 2 statue.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Javamang
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

After seeing so many excelent sites, the old capital of Memphis has nothing to show. Only a laying colossal statue of a pharao and little more. Better spend the time somewhere else.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank FranciscoKuri
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I SAW memphis with perfect tours it was amazing as we saw big estatue for ramses second and sphinx for hatshepsut

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sabryhashim67
Reviewed 15 August 2017

While the pyramids of Giza are packed with tourists, not many venture just a few miles south to Memphis, an early capital of Egypt. In fact, we practically had the whole site to ourselves. But their loss can be your gain. You will be able...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Memphis is small but really worth the visit as it's very close to Giza & Saqqara. If you take the tour early in the morning you can easily visit these 3 attractions in 3 hours depending on people and traffic. Strongly recommended to do it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank adrianlmarano
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a small site which houses some of the best preserved statues in Egypt. It is out of the way but we did it as a days trip while visiting Dahshur and Sakkara. The statue of Rameses II and the well preserved Sphinx are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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