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Considered one of Egypt’s largest and most magnificent churches, this religious site features a domed asp with seven steps decorated in bands of black, white and red marble.
Near the Roman Fortress, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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The Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Barbara is a church in Coptic Cairo and one best known for its relic of Saint Barbara. The church isn’t all that interesting except for the traditional Coptic style altar with a screen, and the room housing the relics of various saints including
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The Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Barbara is one of the oldest sitesin Coptic Cairo. The church is beautifully decorated and has some very nice icons.
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Next to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, this site is great to experience Fustat in the early establishment of Cairo. Highly recommend it, walls and iconostasis in excellent repair. Recommend seeing all of the Coptic sites within the Fortress of Babylon Coptic city.
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From the outside the building, east of the Babylon ruins, does not look like a church. It is, as if hidden behind a unassuming facade. Once you enter a door and go down a few stairs you will enter a great hall. The basilica is of classical design with a long nave and several
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This isn't commonly visited in old coptic cairo, and many tours skip it. It's worth admiring its architecture and the story of Saint Barbara....It was a great surprise to a friend that holds the same name and never met her patron Saint.
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