Cairo Churches featured by Abu Serga Church. It is a 4th century church. Moreover, it known as Saints Sergius and Bacchus church. It is the oldest of Cairo’s Christian Churches. Abu Serga church dedicated to two early martyrs. It built on the spot where the Holy Family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. They may have lived here while Joseph worked at the fortress.

Cairo Churches also featured by St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. It located in Abbassia district in Cairo, Egypt. Moreover, it is the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope. Cairo Saint Mark Cathedral built during the time when Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria was Pope. He was Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Cairo Saint Mark Cathedral inaugurated by Pope Cyril in 1968. Furthermore, the land where the Cathedral stands was for centuries as a cemetery for the Christians. This land had the historic Anba Rouis church.

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Cairo Churches also featured by St. Barbara church. It is one of the many famous Coptic Orthodox parishes in Old Cairo district. The building located on the eastern part of the Babylon Fortress. Moreover, it is indeed one of the oldest buildings in Cairo. Saint Barbara church dates back to the 5th or 6th century AD. Like many other buildings of Coptic architecture, Saint Barbara church rebuilt several times. most notably by the end of the 11th Century.

Cairo Churches also featured by St. George church. In fact, it is a Greek Orthodox Church. Moreover, it is one of the few round churches still in existence in the East. It is formed from it’s placement atop a rounded Roman tower. The Holy Family is said to have taken shelter in a place now covered by Saint George church. There is a long set of steps that lead up to Saint George church. They are built on the outer wall of the Roman towers.

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Cairo Churches also featured by Hanging church. The church approached by 29 steps. Early travelers to Cairo dubbed it “the Staircase Church.” The land surface has risen by some 6 meters. It is since the Roman period. The Roman tower buried below ground. It reduce the visual impact of the church’s elevated position. The entrance to Hanging church from the street is through iron gates under a pointed stone arch. The nineteenth century facade with twin bell towers seen beyond a narrow courtyard. It decorated with modern art biblical designs. Up the steps and through the entrance is a further small courtyard. It leads to the eleventh century outer porch.

Cairo Churches also featured by Virgin Mary apparitions. It took place in Virgin Mary church Zeitoun in Cairo, Egypt. The church built in 1924 and consecrated by the bishop of Beni Suef in 1925. It didn’t fall into the category of buildings more than 100 years. It protected by law. Virgin Mary church has fine architecture and the site of an acclaimed miracle. That is why it become a popular attraction for pilgrims.

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