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Address: Zeitoun, Cairo, Egypt

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Not Just Any Ordinary Tree

This review is quite late. The Virgin's Tree is something special because it is here where the Blessed Virgin Mary took shade during a brief stopover from their long journey... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This review is quite late. The Virgin's Tree is something special because it is here where the Blessed Virgin Mary took shade during a brief stopover from their long journey. Although the tree is actually dead and only its wooden remain is all that is left it is still a significant site especially to Christians.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I was surprised that there was an entry fee of LE15 just to look at an old tree, but it is a nice quiet haven in an otherwise busy suburb. Easy to get to from Matariya Metro station, just take a tuktuk, ask for Shagaret Maryam, or combine it with a visit to the obelisk.

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