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If you visit, Heliopolis, one of Cairo's most beautiful suburbs, don't miss lighting a candle in the holy Church of St Mark's, located in the center of Heliopolis.
It's a beautiful old piece of Architecture, you find serenity, Peace wrapping you the moment you set...More
We enjoyed the Christmas Eve service (Jan. 7) at St. Mark's and their hospitable custom of providing a translator if you wished. The Patriarch was present and the tomb of St. Mark is in the crypt under the altar. Quite an experience.
Not many people know, but the relics of St. mark, the Gospel writer, is here at the eastern side.
The drawings on the walls are a great art by famous artists.
Stories are interesting, specially when the artist confused the two churches underneath the main...More
Celebrating X-mas in Cairo needs a special place and this church is exactly what you need - religious feeling and the sense of unity with hundreds of people makes you feel homy and at the same time traveling on another planet.