Alabaster SphinxCurrently Open
- Address: Memphis, near the Colossus of Ramses II, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo
- Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture
The Alabaster Sphinx is beautifully erected near the remains of Memphis. The carving was made in honor of a Pharaoh who was actually unknown. The sphinx is 8meters (26 feet) long and 4meters (13 feet) tall and weighs about 90 tons. Its appearance has deteriorated over the years. The sphinx has a human head with a lion’s body sitting in a crouching position. The Alabaster Sphinx is also referred to as the calcite Sphinx.
How to Reach Alabaster Sphinx
- Hire a taxi.
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2.72% of people who visit Cairo include Alabaster Sphinx in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
77.78% of people start their Alabaster Sphinx visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Alabaster Sphinx
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alabaster Sphinx