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As a pastor, I had never thought much about Jesus' time in Egypt as a child. The story is that he stayed here for 3 months. Definitely worth seeing, many used to make pilgrimages to this site for centuries and still do.
This is one of the oldest churches in Egypt dating back to the 4th century. Local legend says the Virgin Mary,baby Jesus & family sheltered during king Herod's massacre of male babies. The church,where the holy family has found refuge,keeps the room of their shelter,the...More
This is the oldest church in Coptic Cairo and I had visited it as part of my tour of Coptic Cairo with a private guide. This church is known as the Cavern Church and also as Abu Serga. This church is built over a cave...More
The church was situated in Old Cairo in the middle of common houses. It doesn't look like a church until we walk in. The building is rather small compred to common church, more like a chappel. It has a central altar, twelve pillars, lower and...More
The last thing I expected was to find a church for st sergius & Bacchus in this area.
Most of tourist guides were telling us that the most interesting sites to visit besides the pyramids were mosques.
A local friend took us to the churches...More