Discover one of the cities rich in its great archaeological treasures, which for its great importance was included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites regulations. Explore the ancient city of Memphis with this half-day tour from Cairo to the city of Memphis recognized as Mit-Rahina with its open-air museum and the largest broken statue of King Ramses II. Explore more with Cairo Top Tours!
Price : 30.00 $
Cairo Half Day Tour to Memphis City
Now you have the chance to know more about the great History of Egypt by booking this Cairo half-day tour to Memphis city, known as Mit-Rahina with its wide diversity of artifacts at the open-air museum and the largest broken colossal statue of King Ramses II.
Memphis Ancient City Trip
Memphis was founded by King Narmer who is also known as Menes, in the year 3200 B.C, and was considered in the time of the ancient Egyptian Empire as the capital of the country, specifically during the rule of the 3rd dynasty, and continued until the sixth family, and the rituals of worship in it were specific to the gods called (Ptah).
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Cairo Top Tours Egyptologist guide will meet you at the hotel lobby in Cairo or Giza to start your Cairo half-day tours to Memphis city which is considered the oldest established capital in the history of Egypt and the history of mankind. Memphis is located on a vast plain in the place where Upper Egypt meets Lower Egypt, and it is located 25 km from Ras Delta in the south of central Cairo, and 35 km south-central Cairo on the west bank of the Nile. You will begin by driving to the area where the ancient city of Memphis used to be standing as an administrative center to rule the large kingdom of upper and lower Egypt from the pre-dynastic period, passing through the old kingdom (pyramids era) and the middle kingdom.
By accessing the monumental open-air museum you will see impressive statues and artifacts dating back to the early times and among the most remarkable of them is the 2nd biggest among all the sphinxes in Egypt, the alabaster sphinx, and the statues of King Ramses II. Continue your Cairo Day Tours to enter the area where you will see the huge broken-legged statue of Ramses II and how it has been created in a genius way to indicate the strength and glory of art during that time competing with the new laser-cutters. You will have an interesting time at one of the papyri-authorized institutes to learn how ancient Egyptians used papyrus plant reeds to create the earliest example of writing paper sheets in history. Transfer back to your hotel or any requested drop-off location by your tour guide after you finish this amazing Day Tour to Memphis from Cairo.