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Abu Mena

Borg El Arab, Egypt
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Description: Early Christian city and monastery built around the tomb of the martyr Menas.
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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

What was once one of the world's most important pilgrimage cities is now a site that still inspires history lovers and devout believers. The site of Abu Mena -as vulenrable as it is- is an extraordinary place with a huge basilica (as evidenced by the remaining structures and the scattered columns) and the ruins of an entire city (houses, streets,... More

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