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St George Coptic Church

  • 05 16, 2023

Info about Church of St. George

It was built in the tenth century at the top of the Roman Tower with Babylon Fort. The Church is linked to St. George's Monastery, the Greek Patric in Alexandria. The Roman Monastery and Church of Margis are one of the oldest monasteries in Egypt and the world, it is included in our Egypt tours, established in the early centuries AD, and its dependence is on the Alexandrian Patriarchate and the rest of Africa of the Roman Orthodox. Let's discover the history of these great places through our Egypt day tours.

The Roman Church of St. George is described as one of the most important orthodox monuments in Coptic Cairo and the world; it is one of the seven churches in the region of the religion compound, described by the Egyptian historian Sheikh Ahmad Ben Ali Morizi as the most beautiful churches of that Roman fortress that you will discover during Egypt travel packages.

The main Roman Margis church is part of the monastery, the only round church in Egypt, built at the Roman region's summit in Fort Babylon, which was built in the 2nd century AD by Emperor Trajan (53-117 B.C.). All this historical information will be relevant and clear during Egypt Luxury tours.The Roman fort is also known as the Wax Palace or the Babylon Castle

The Romans used to build the fort with some stones taken from ancient charity temples, and there was little left of its features.

History of Church of St. George

The Roman Church of St. George was built in 684 for birth, according to the Cairo Governorate Egypt, and the General Inquiry Authority. It is a famous Christian religious landmark that will amaze you during Egypt Classic tours, where the Holy Family passed and resided in that area as it escaped to Egypt. These reasons make Mar Girgis Church a must visit during Egypt Easter tours, it is due to its Blessings and history.

Visitors through Egypt budget tours go up to the church through a drawer down there, and next to a high tower, where there are huge bells knocking at different holidays and events. One of the people says, There's a water well under the church, from which the holy family drank according to the church tradition, and still flushes with pure and drinking water. You can use your time in our Cairo day tours and take a Felucca ride in Cairo to enjoy the beautiful view and great atmosphere.

The art paintings and the colorful drawings of the Messengers and Saintings are spread in Christian religion over the walls of the church plate as well as the high dome, and the monastery has icons for saints from the 11th to the 15th century.

The Roman Margis Church was subjected to a large fire that affected most of its archaeological monuments, but it was renovated in 1904, and the restoration took three years. Only a reception hall is known as the Bride Hall, dating back to the 14th century.

Who is Margis?

St. George (or Margis) was born in the first half of the third century AD in the Syrian Roman state of Palestine, to Christian parents, and he is the descendant of a family of princes. He lived in Palestine with his mother, the daughter of Prince Dionysius, ruler of the city of Lod (west of Jerusalem). On the other hand, Greek sources say that Gerges (or George) was a soldier of Cappadocia origin (present-day Central and Eastern Anatolia) you will listen and enjoy with his story during our Egypt family tours.

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The Hanging Church is Cairo's most famous Coptic Christian church and arguably the first built in basilican style. Several Marian apparitions have been reported at the church.

St. George's Church, also known as the Church of St. George, is an ancient Christian church located in Cairo, Egypt. It is one of the oldest churches in the Coptic Orthodox Church and is dedicated to Saint George, the legendary Christian martyr.


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