The Ramesseum is the memorial temple of Pharaoh Ramesses II. It is located in the in , on the west of the River Nile, across from the modern city of .

Notable Places in the Area

The is an archaeological locality in the hills immediately behind the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. is situated 1 km south of Ramesseum. Photo: MusikAnimal, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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, or Dayr al-Madīnah, is an ancient Egyptian workmen's village which was home to the… is situated 1 km west of Ramesseum. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Deir el-Bahari or Dayr al-Bahri is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of , . is situated 1 km north of Ramesseum. Photo: Nowic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of in is also the gateway to the amazing , and… Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a necropolis near on the West Bank at , . Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in and the capital of . Photo: Blalonde, Public domain.


25.7279° or 25° 43' 40.6" north
32.6102° or 32° 36' 36.7" east
Open Location Code
85 metres (279 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 89828305
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: رمسسيوم
  • Arabic: رمسيوم
  • Arabic: معبد الرامسيوم
  • Arabic: معبدالرامسيوم
  • Arabic: معبد الرمسيوم
  • Basque: Ramesseum
  • Belarusian: Рамесеум
  • Belarusian: Рамэсэвум
  • Bulgarian: Рамесеум
  • Catalan: Ramesseum
  • Catalan: Temple de Ramsès II
  • Catalan: Temple mortuori de Ramsès II
  • Cebuano: Ramesseum
  • Chinese: 拉美西姆
  • Chinese: 拉美西斯二世神殿
  • Czech: Ramesseum
  • Danish: Ramesseum
  • Dutch: Ramesseum
  • Egyptian Arabic: معبد الرامسيوم
  • Finnish: Ramesseum
  • French: Ramesseum
  • French: Ramesséum
  • French: Temple des millions d'années de Ramsès II
  • German: Ramesseum
  • Greek: Ραμέσσειο
  • Greek: Ραμσείο
  • Hebrew: רעמסאום
  • Hungarian: Ramesseum (II. Ramzesz templom)
  • Hungarian: Ramesszeum
  • Indonesian: Ramesseum
  • Italian: Ramesseo
  • Italian: Ramesseum
  • Japanese: ラムセウム
  • Japanese: ラメシアム
  • Japanese: ラメセウム
  • Lithuanian: Ramezėjus
  • Persian: معبد رامسیوم
  • Polish: Ramesseum - Świątynia Ramzesa II
  • Polish: Ramesseum
  • Polish: Ramzesseum
  • Portuguese: Ramesseum
  • Russian: Рамессеум
  • Serbian: Рамесеум
  • Slovenian: Ramesseum
  • Spanish: Rameseo
  • Spanish: Rameseum
  • Spanish: Ramesseum
  • Swedish: Ramesseum
  • Tamil: ராமேசியம்
  • Turkish: Ramesseum
  • Ukrainian: Рамессеум
  • Vietnamese: Ramesseum
  • Ramisiyum
  • Ramisiyūm
  • Tomb of Osymandyas

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