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Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
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Private 6-Hour Tour to Alabaster Mosque and Hanging Church in Cairo
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6-Hour Coptic Cairo Tour
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Old Cairo Highlights Private Tour with Lunch
Ranked #16 of 320 things to do in Cairo
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Owner description: This church, originally built in the ancient fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo around 4th century AD, derives its name from its location suspended above two Roman gate towers.
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
“Worth the visit.”
Reviewed June 12, 2012

I visited in March 2012. If you go to Coptic Cairo, this a must see while you are there. Go inside the church and find the room on the right that has a section of glass for the floor. You can see the old Roman Tower the church was built on!! I was there on a Sunday in the middle of services, so I wasn't able to explore as much as I wanted, but it was still a wonderful site to see.

Visited June 2012
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“Hanging Church”
Reviewed May 30, 2012

This is a lovely church in Coptic Cairo.It was a bit crowded but is definetly worth a visit.

Visited May 2012
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“Such a surprise.”
Reviewed May 20, 2012

Get a guide to show you around ,we had a lovely and Patient Arab young lady who did an excellent job of it.All architectural edifices well preserved .

Visited October 2011
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Cairo, Egypt
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed May 7, 2012

This has to be one of the most beautiful and sereen churches in the world...make time to see this.

Visited April 2012
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Cairo, Egypt
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“Amazing tile and art work”
Reviewed April 18, 2012

This was really hyped by friends who had been there, once I got inside, I understood why. Well worth the detour into the Coptic Area!

Visited February 2012
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