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I went today, actually just to see the hanging church, but from the direction I came from the first thing you see is this church... it's not so old, it was built in the 20th century, but the foundations date back to many centuries ago....More
This is a round church which is a bit unusual, as it is built on the foundations of a Roman round tower. It has a lot of stained glass and an interesting painted dome. There is a large monastery next door, but that is closed...More
it is located in the old Cairo area. the entrance into the surrounded by a high enough wall. inside there is a church building with beautiful artistic architecture. if entered into the church, in the high ceilings there are paintings of Jesus with high artistic...More
Quite a disappointing experience. It is small and has little detail, but provide some insight to the culture. The big benefit is the overall visit provides unique insight to old Cairo otherwise difficult to get.
The precincts of this church are what made my visit there exceptional. As one enters the gate by the church, there is a lovely courtyard with trees. There are remnants of the Roman water system in front of you. Up the stairs to the church,...More
This is beautiful and quite special church since it's round and also the supposed place were saint George is sad to have been imprisoned and tortured. You can for example visit the cell were he is sad to have been sitting in and see the...More