It's a Christian area Nice place to visit if you interested. Story behind this place was St. Sergius, the dragon slayer was tortured by the Roman people here. Entrance ticket is free
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I found this church to be as interesting as the nearby and more famous Hanging Church. In addition to having a nice clean, remodeled interior, you can go to the underground crypt to see where Mary, Joseph and Jesus hid.
As a pastor, I had never thought much about Jesus' time in Egypt as a child. The story is that he stayed here for 3 months. Definitely worth seeing, many used to make pilgrimages to this site for centuries and still do.
This is one of the oldest churches in Egypt dating back to the 4th century. Local legend says the Virgin Mary,baby Jesus & family sheltered during king Herod's massacre of male babies. The church,where the holy family has found refuge,keeps the room of their shelter,the...More
In this area, you will visit several point of interest, so get ready to do a long walk. You will also see several small shops and some people offering you their goods to sell.
This is the oldest church in Coptic Cairo and I had visited it as part of my tour of Coptic Cairo with a private guide. This church is known as the Cavern Church and also as Abu Serga. This church is built over a cave...More
Visit holynplace go to St. Sergius Chusrch in Old Cairo, Church is in the same area where holy family stayed during their trip to Egypt.
The church was situated in Old Cairo in the middle of common houses. It doesn't look like a church until we walk in. The building is rather small compred to common church, more like a chappel. It has a central altar, twelve pillars, lower and...More
Such amazing piece of art that came out history, and it has a cave inside where virgin Mary & baby Jesus were hiding, a must see place.