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4 weeks ago
“Memory of Christian minority sufferings”
Dec 9, 2015
“Disgraceful”
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Zeitoun, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This shrine was looted by Morsi's disciples in August 2013 like many other Christian places, and the tree intentionally cut down. 19Pink69 should have asked the inhabitants around.

Thank Etienne M
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Reviewed December 9, 2015

We traveled nearly an hour to go to this site. Any websites we found about the Virgin Mary Tree, showed such a lovely location and deceiving photos of the tree. Never found anything about an admission fee. Anyway, after arriving, people blocked the doorway, wanting...More

2  Thank 19Pink69
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Reviewed May 13, 2015

So thrilled to be in a place where Joseph, Mary & Jesus stopped. The well, the Tree and simple Garden got to us. We were told that our Princess Diana visited. Wish there were postcards or some more value (no commercialism) given to this important...More

Thank Moira L
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Reviewed January 27, 2015

This review is quite late. The Virgin's Tree is something special because it is here where the Blessed Virgin Mary took shade during a brief stopover from their long journey. Although the tree is actually dead and only its wooden remain is all that is...More

4  Thank pinoytraveller2
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

I was surprised that there was an entry fee of LE15 just to look at an old tree, but it is a nice quiet haven in an otherwise busy suburb. Easy to get to from Matariya Metro station, just take a tuktuk, ask for Shagaret...More

3  Thank redband
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