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Church of St Sergius and Bacchus: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Part of the holy family 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐥 Highly recommended stop and opportunity to stroll in the steps of Christian history

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank badrax
Reviewed 1 week ago

A feeling of reverence and great artifacts. A miracle it survived and the craftsmanship is impeccable. Don't miss all of the details and biblical significance.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank WorldVagabond1336
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history was interesting but the building was incredible. The craftsmanship and detail that's gone into the decor really generates an awe and reverence. I found the story of Mary and Jesus hiding out here in the cave/crypt while king Herod hunted for them interesting....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ParaPete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taking a tour of Cairo with a group and this was one of our stops. It is a beautiful church, one of the oldest Coptic Churches in Egypt, that is believed to be a resting spot for Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank beachlovernc2015
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

This is the place that it is believed Jesus and his family stayed when they fled the terror of Herod killing of all the boy babies and children in Bethlehem. They stayed in this location for three months.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

This is another must stop in the Coptic section. Joseph, Mary and Jesus supposedly hid in the crypts for a couple months. It is a beautiful church right near the Hanging Church.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019

We walked from the Hanging Church to this church dedicated to two soldier saints martyred in Syria during the 4th century. Another historical significance is that the church was built on the spot where the Holy Family rested at the end of their journey into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aliamma G
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Walking in the footsteps of the Holy family, whether it occurred on this site or even in this region is a deeply emotional experience as a Christian. The church is ancient, beautiful and a must see.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 789monas
Reviewed June 25, 2019

So many of these ancient churches should be on the travel itinerary of more travellers, as they form an important part of Egyptian national history.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

This nice Coptic Church is interesting to visit provided you have enough time. Not a must-see though if your're not around.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from j0j0s77 | Reviewed this property |
l entered with a local government group so it was free. if you are there, and esp if you know the story from bible, this place is worth your time
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