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Review of Deir Mar Mina (St. Mina Monastery)

Deir Mar Mina (St. Mina Monastery)
9 Borg el-Arab el-Gadida, | Mariut, Alexandria 21934, Egypt
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Alexandria, Egypt
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121 attraction reviews
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“very nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

It's a monastery in Mariut that is very huge and spacious, full of gardens and other facilities, you can spend wonderful quiet day there.

Visited April 2012
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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231 reviews 231 reviews
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
“Desert Monastery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is a coptic Christian monastery in the middle of the desert which looks like a prison as it has high walls all round and security on the gate. Inside it was a great place filled with families and young people just relaxing and looking around. Worth a visit, and you should meet the delightful priests there.

Visited January 2012
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Holy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

In where u can find Pop Kirolos cemetery.... very big and full of people visiting all the time... try to take time for prayer

Visited October 2012
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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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“Peaceful day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

When I'm there it gives me a peacful feeing inside.
The Church is beautiful.
The Pope Kirolos visit is very spiritual.
A discussion with any priest there is very enriching spiritually.

Visited July 2012
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