Aux Trois Chacals
Colossi of Memnon
The two faceless Colossi of Memnon, originally representing Pharaoh Amenhotep III and rising majestically about 18m from the plain, are...
Temple of Merenptah & Museum
Ramses II called his massive memorial temple ‘the Temple of Millions of Years of User-Maat-Ra’; classical visitors called it the tomb of...
The old hotel has a beautiful, shaded garden courtyard, a very pleasant place for a drink, day or night.
Excellent, laid-back restaurant with simple but very well-prepared Egyptian fare. If you want a change from that, there are some equally...
Aux Trois Chacals information
Almost invisible from the main road that leads to the Colossi is this small French family-run restaurant serving home cooking in the garden or on the beautiful rooftop terrace. This is a cosy place to pass a few hours or to have lunch with sandwiches (E£16), salads (E£15) or a good grill, not to mention the tasty couscous. No alcohol but it’s probably the only place on the West Bank where you can get a Lavazza espresso. Dinner should be booked in advance.