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Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)

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This magnificent mortuary temple was built on the site of Seti I’s ruined temple and was described as the “tomb of Ozymandia,” which later inspired a poetic verse by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entry price (80 LE). The temple is impressive, you can find the recipe for its perfume, Christian symbols, galleys where they lived, architecture will not disappoint you Few tourists, practically alone, you must bring water, bloqueador solar ,comfortable shoes, do not pay for taking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Locy2014
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I cycled to here one Friday morning from West bank luxor ( Ramla Nile street ) not only to view the site but to see with my own eyes the colossus statue. Although now broken ( head and shoulders) one can imagine what this mega...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ViZieR66
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Very impressive mortal temple, in acient Egypt called "House of the Million Years". The statues (most of them broken) are just huge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andr_h294
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The sheer size and grandeur of this temple makes it a great visit. The stone figures at the entrance are massive adding to the sense of wonder as you approach the temple and within the structure and visible hieroglyphics have to be seen.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 28 October 2018

it is a small temple, will cost you 30 min to take photos, you will get good photos here because no other visitors at all.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jia Q
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a very nice site with incredible statues and incredible building structures. You must see this to appreciate the history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We were the only tourists visiting this temple, so all of our pictures have no one else in them! Not as well preserved or colorful as other temples, but still impressive with the size and carvings.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emily L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The temple has great paintings and we heard from our guide that this place was used for some sort of scribal school. it is also still a mystery why 3 types of stones ie, limestone/sandstone and granite used at this place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Some improvements are being made to the site . BUT please be aware , no water is for sale on site .. The cafe close by was also closed ( maybe as it was Ramadan ) . Staff were friendly , A nice visit despite...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Saldunc
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Great temple, nice little vibe there, with great views. When done the Rest pub is net door. Is certainly one of the best temples in Luxor

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank T-Rex-001
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