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Hanging Church in Old Cairo

Hanging Church in Old Cairo

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The Hanging Church of Cairo, also called the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is one of Coptic Cairo, Egypt’s oldest and most famous buildings. The church is one of the most beautiful churches in the Middle East because of its unique architectural style. The church is where the patriarchs of Cairo meet for the

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Old Cairo attractions, Egypt

Old Cairo attractions, Egypt

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Old Cairo is often referred to as “Coptic Cairo” because of its several churches ridden side by side and is surrounded by an old Roman fortress wall. Military fortress of Babylon, dating from the early Roman period. The fortress is irregularly pentagonal with a narrow side in the south and from north to south about 300 meters long and 230 meters wide.

Coptic Museum

Coptic Museum

Coptic Museum

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Coptic Quarter of Cairo, is one of the most interesting quarters in the city. The Copts were the indigenous Egyptians, that is, those who lived in ancient Cairo before the arrival of the Arabs. Later the term “Coptic” came to have a religious meaning, designating the Christian Egyptians, who still live mostly in this part of the city.

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Coptic Cairo – The heart of the Christian world in Egypt

Coptic Cairo – The heart of the Christian world in Egypt

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Coptic Quarter of Cairo, is one of the most interesting quarters in the city. The Copts were the indigenous Egyptians, that is, those who lived in ancient Cairo before the arrival of the Arabs. Later the term “Coptic” came to have a religious meaning, designating the Christian Egyptians, who still live mostly in this part of the city.