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Mokattam, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Church, Beautiful History. its amazing how beauty can come from ashes. Or in this case from the midst of the garbage (garbage city) such a gem exists! If you are in Egypt this church is a must visit. its a cave that has been...More

Thank Moka_travels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is much more magnificent than what I have expected before. Before entering the church, people have to go through a short tunnel, after that the visitor could see many rows of seats well-arranged in parallel from the outer cave to the it's inner...More

Thank a4897273101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location was a lil bit unreachable, you have to use lil cars with pro driver because we have to pass through garbage dump but the view of this church was amazing. the carving on the rock was very good.

Thank Endah M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting the cave church should be on the itinerary of anyone visiting Cairo! Though the seats are simple wooden benches, the whole church is large and cool despite the heat of 41 degrees Celsius outside. It is certainly a good place to meditate & reflect...More

Thank MYS07
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you can get a tour and the full history of this neighborhood and church, do it! The people here have great hearts in the midst of their humble circumstances. Know that this amazing church is in the heart of the garbage collectors' home, so...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Must to see in Cairo and listen to the story and miracles of how it was started. Great chance to do hight ropes and zip line with Mario's team. Need to call before coming to make sure instructors are there.

Thank Koszykowka
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Amazing in the churge with many carved reliefs of the New Testament. Worthy of a visit just to see but be prepared to travel through very narrow streets in the middle of the recycling distict. Worth understanding some peoples daily lives and have a guide...More

Thank Mickey J
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The cave church is one of the most amazing churchs i have ever seen , the church is built in the a cave from the stones , the church is very attractive

Thank chico w
Reviewed 5 May 2017

As you enter garbage city, you wonder where your driver is taking you, there's a smile in his eyes and you just trust him and he didn't disappoint. This is really worth a visit and I would say a couple of hours to wander around...More

Thank Sunseeker900
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had read about this place in Christianity Today recently. It is much more dramatic, you drive through garbage city to get there. Incredible setting for a church, maybe the most dramatic I have ever seen. Beautiful rock carvings. Church has a great ministry to...More

Thank Proclaimer1
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citytravelox
31 May 2017|
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Response from Sunseeker900 | Reviewed this property |
It's an open area, no charges so really I would say for sun up to sunset. It's really worth it, I do hope you go
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