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St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church

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Address: El Maraashly Street (opposite the American University Hostel), Cairo, Egypt
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Coptic Church

There is much to see in this church you really need a guide. Plenty of Icons and history associated with this church.Well worth a visit

Reviewed 12 May 2016
Luton, United Kingdom
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

There is much to see in this church you really need a guide. Plenty of Icons and history associated with this church.Well worth a visit

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Abu Dhabi
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I love to go everytime in Cairo and pray ther. It's a small church where the Virgin appeared there repetatively in the sixties. You have to go and get that holy feeling yourself.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

A pretty church like this was something we never expected to see in this country, but we were pleasantly surprised

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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

Next to the Coptic Church is the Orthodox Church. Beautiful. Some rooms are carved in the stone, under the ground, typically Greek icons and religious items, you take a taxi, the driver stays out of the Coptic area, he will wait for you, no problem, the area is very well guarded and secure, police everywhere, I recommend.

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