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Address: Cairo, Egypt

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you can spend one day there visiting the monasteries and see the ancient coptic heritage with lots of information about coptic history and monastic life, also see modern coptic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2012
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Nothing but a church and small unclean town. It may be special for Egyptian christian for religious reasons

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Alexandria, Egypt
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154 reviews 154 reviews
121 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

you can spend one day there visiting the monasteries and see the ancient coptic heritage with lots of information about coptic history and monastic life, also see modern coptic monasticism with its multiple activities

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Egypt
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

This is the only thing that Egypt has, while no other country else has. It is very old.. and very unique.. and if you are a christian, you would feel like you have been blessed. poor streets untill you reach the monasteries, but once you are there, you will be astonished

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Cairo, Egypt
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403 reviews 403 reviews
95 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Here's a community that has existed since the 4th century and consists of four monasteries. Religious or not, take the time to see Wadi Natrun; it's an easy drive from Cairo and well worth the trip. There is a gift store there worth browsing through as well.

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Qaha city,Egypt
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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Nice landscape with a great weather all the year long. you will enjoy the beauty of the desert and also the wide spreaded agricultural zones nowadays

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Palawan Island, Philippines
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

We missed the train to Alexandria so we've got to go somewhere out of Cairo so we chose Wadi El Natrun. It may not be on the top list of must-see sights in Egypt but we were amazed by the kindness of the monks in the monastery of St. Pishoy there. The most popular one was founded by Saint Pishoy... More 

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