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Church of St Sergius and Bacchus

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Church of St Sergius and Bacchus

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Old Cairo, Cairo 11511 Egypt
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8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar including Camel Ride and Lunch from Cairo
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8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar including Camel Ride and Lunch from Cairo
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Hit Cairo’s essential sights in just a day with your personal Egyptologist and Wi-Fi–enabled minivan on this time-saving door-to-door tour. See the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, and ride a camel across the desert, then enjoy a restaurant lunch. Spend the afternoon at two signature city attractions: the Egyptian Antiquities Museum and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar.
$90.49 per adult
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shapgo wrote a review Apr 2020
Hartsdale, New York1,035 contributions424 helpful votes
This is the oldest church in Coptic Cairo. Inside are 2 columns representing the 12 apostles which separate the nave room form the aisles. Supposedly the cave inside hosted the holy family in their flight from King Herod. The brick look makes this church unique.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Linda Y wrote a review Apr 2020
Frisco, Texas3,613 contributions590 helpful votes
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Although archaeologists disagree on the exact age of the Church of St Sergius and Bacchus, it is still considered to be the oldest Coptic Church in Cairo. The church sits on 3rd-4th century pillars. It was built over a cave where the Holy Family lived after fleeing persecution
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Ron W wrote a review Mar 2020
Cedar City, Utah173 contributions44 helpful votes
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Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic church and hear how the church was built over the site of a cave, believed to have sheltered the Holy Family during their flight into Egypt. Later, visit the Monastery and Church of St George, an early 20th-century church. It is one of the few
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Date of experience: March 2020
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nina j wrote a review Mar 2020
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Old Christian church lined with icons. Crypt is a little chapel built around a cave which supposedly sheltered the Holy Family during their stay in Egypt.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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DEK_29 wrote a review Feb 2020
Brisbane, Australia846 contributions985 helpful votes
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This lovely little church in Coptic Cairo is beautifully decorated and is believed to be built in the cave where the Holy Family stayed on their journey through Egypt. Down a flight of stairs there is the cave (now a crypt) where the family stayed. You can easily see it. The
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Date of experience: January 2020
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