Our tour guide will accompany you to visit
The Coptic Museum houses the world's most important artefacts of the Coptic period. It was constructed in 1908 on 8000 m². In the year 1931, the Coptic Museum became a state museum, and in 1939 the collection of Christian artefacts in the Egyptian Museum were moved there. The museum traces the Coptic history from its beginnings to the present day and shows how the artistic development of the Coptic culture was influenced by the pharaonic, Graeco-Roman cultures. it is a peaceful tranquil and airy building paved with mosaics and decorated with old arabesque windows. The total number of the objects on display is around 15,000 objects grouped into different categories, such as metalwork textiles woodwork stonework, and manuscripts. Also houses the famous Nag Hamady manuscripts
The Church of Abu Serga, Old Cairo
The Holy Family arrived in Old Cairo, and they took refuge in a cave beneath the ground, adjacent to the fortress of Babylon, and they lived in this cave for three months. Eventually, this cave was turned into a small church, and another larger church was built above it. Known as Abu Serga Church. This is a famous church that is visited by many people from around the world, as they seek the blessings of the place where the Holy Family lived for some time. It is considered one of the oldest churches that were built in Egypt. Adjacent to this church is a church similar in antiquity, namely, the Moualaqa Church or the ‘Hanging Church’. This church is named the ‘hanging church’ because of the way that it is situated – over the gatehouse of Babylon’s Roman fortress.
After the tour, you will go back to your hotel.
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