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The Holy Family trip Cairo Churches

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    Pass By: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

    Pick up from your hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Cairo churches, start by the Hanging Church and St. Sergius, then continue to see the Church of St. George as well as the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo which the Holy Family passed to Mostorod The Holy Family left the desert behind them and made their way southwards, crossing the Nile to its eastern bank, and heading for Matariyah and Ain Shams. Both these adjacent districts are outlying suburbs of present day Cairo, only 10 kms or so from the city center. At the time of the Holy Family's arrival there, Ain Shams was home to a large Jewish community, In Matariyah, a tree still stands to this day, still regularly visited, called "Mary's Tree", for the Family is believed to have rested in its shade. Setting out next towards Old Cairo, the Holy Family rested for a while in Zeitoun, ( virgin Mary Church,) on their way; then proceeded along a course which traverses what are now crowded, bustling quarters of Cairo Your lunch at oriental restaurant you have chance to join learning and testing your food drive back to your hotel with best memories


    Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    St. Sergius

    Stop At: Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis), Nearby Roman Fortress Old (Coptic) Cairo, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    The Holy Family passed to Mostorod

    Stop At: Al Matariya Obelisk Museum, Matariya المطرية, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    A tree still stands to this day, still regularly visited, called "Mary's Tree", for the Family is believed to have rested in its shade.

    Stop At: Zeitoun, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    The Holy Family rested for a while in Zeitoun, ( virgin Mary Church,) on their way; then proceeded along a course which traverses what are now crowded, bustling quarters of Cairo
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    pick up at 9am from Gust hotel

    Airports

    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of XX people ( 2 person ) per booking is required
    • A maximum of XX people per booking ( 15 person )
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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