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Jan 22, 2018
“The best place in alexandria”
Sep 15, 2016
“a Christians Monastery”
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9 Borg el-Arab el-Gadida | Mariut, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The best place in alexandria full of spiritial life and joy.. More than one church and hertiage of pope kerolos and ava mina and also marimina

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank K9915UUmichaela
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The trip to visit the Monastery is a bit long for a small visit time. the place was crowded specially my visit was in a vacation day. the spiritual feel of the place is dimmed by the presence of lots of noisy people and sales...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JanA1581
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I love the place. Great architecture. St. Mina historical city (4th century) is amazing. You can see the Coptic-byzantine style. The new cathedral is a piece of art.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mina A
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Our tour guide and driver took us for a day trip from Alexandria to the Saint Mina Monestary. It's around an hour drive and consists of the old, antiquated, original village and then the Monastery, Our understanding is that Saint Mina's body was originally buried...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Kenneth7228
Reviewed April 5, 2016

this place have a non-stop prayers from over a 1000 year, you feel that you talk to god directly, this place have many The bodies of saints.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed January 21, 2016

A Coptic Monastery in the middle of the dessert, very near to the city Alexandria. His holiness pop Kirollos the 116 pop of Alexandria is buried there.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Minanet2
Reviewed January 4, 2016

A delightful place to visit, very calm and peaceful and very well maintained by the Coptic Monks that reside there. The monastery is located at a place in the Western Desert that Saint Mina was buried circa 3rd, 4th century AD. The place used to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank pjshannon7
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Peace and calm place .. very inspirational and worth a visit to see the cathedral and all the churches over there and the be blessed with this amazing HOLY place. you can also do some shopping .. souvenirs and holy stuff as well nevertheless they...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Michaelrizk
Reviewed August 10, 2015

It was a great blessing to visit it after so many years, lots of new building and a new and beautiful church or I may say Cathedral.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Emad_10
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very good maintained religious complex with friendly atmosphere. Teaches us a lot of History. Lovely market with good quality food from local manufacturer.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank MMV_Alex
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Response from Emad_10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you mean just to enter to visit, there is no requirements, Just Proper cloths. But if you mean to a monk, in normal situations, you have to finish your education (whatever it is), and you will meet with the head of... More