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. It is one of those places where you feel relaxed & humbled, especially with the live music played... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Abu Segra Coptic Church

I was in Cairo a couple of years ago and our guide decided that we needed to see Abu Segra Coptic... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
greenthumb1
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Odessa, Florida
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31 Mar 2018
“Spiritual”
12 Mar 2018
“Abu Segra Coptic Church”
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Built in the 6th century AD, and extensively restored in the 12 century, this church known as the "Saint of the two Swords" is considered to be the only one in Cairo with its original foundation.
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Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

. It is one of those places where you feel relaxed & humbled, especially with the live music played on the nay (an arabic musical instrument, like a flute).. . This church was built on the spot where the Holy Family, Joseph, Mary and the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I was in Cairo a couple of years ago and our guide decided that we needed to see Abu Segra Coptic Church. This is the Church that the Holy Family fled to for protection. I was overwhelmed knowing that I was in the area where...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

it is great and holy place you should visit in Cairo . use the underground . don't forget to visit abo serga church and the suspended church

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

this quiet calm place gives a great sense of spirituality

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