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Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis): Tours & Tickets

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Originally built in 684 AD by the wealthy scribe Athanasius, this religious site is known for its beautiful Qaa el-Arsan (wedding chamber) that dates from the 4th century.
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Nearby Roman Fortress | Old (Coptic) Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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The church dates back to the 5th century, although the current building only dates back to the early 2000s after it was largely destroyed 1975. The interior of the church has a very distinctive oval design and typical Orthodox style sanctum sanctorum. Beautiful frescos adorn
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The architecture is amazing and you need to take time to see it all. I went there during a service, you are asked to be respectful of course, and it was wonderful to witness.
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It is a 10th century Greek orthodox church located very near to the Coptic museum. The church is located in old cairo and is accessible by Metro. The church is small & beaiutiful
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Humbling to visit Old Cairo with the journey of Jesus Christ through Egypt with The Holy Family in-front of you. Synagogue and Coptic churches need to be seen. Please appreciate these are Holy Places and dress appropriately and honor these Holy places. Coptic museum is wonderful
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As part of our stroll trough Coptic Cairo, we stopping this beautiful church. There’s something so peaceful about sitting in an old church.
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