The Hanging Church

Why is It Called The Hanging Church The Hanging Church is the most important and the oldest Church in Egypt. The name “Hanging Church” is actually the name of Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church. It is even referred to as the suspended church “Al-Muallaqah”. It was built on the southern gate of the Babylon […]

St. George Church

St. George Church “Cairo” St. George Church was built during the 10th century but it was destroyed because of a fire in 1904 and was rebuilt & finished in 1909. It is located within the Babylon fortress in Coptic Cairo and it is an outstanding Greek Orthodox Church and it is mainly It is part […]

Ben Ezra synagogue - TripsInEgypt

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue Overview Ben Ezra Synagogue “The prayer-place of the Jews” is sometimes called El-Geniza synagogue and it is located in old Cairo on the site where baby Moses was found. The storeroom of this synagogue was found in the 19th century and it contained a treasure of abandoned Hebrew, Aramaic and Judeo-Arabic secular […]

Abu Serga Church - Trips In Egypt

Abu Serga Church

Saints Sergius & Bacchus Coptic Orthodox Church This terrific church is also known as Abu Serga Church. It is considered one of the oldest Coptic Orthodox churches in Egypt. It dates back to the 4th century and its importance is seen in its impressive history. The location of the church is believed to be the […]