Old Cairo (Hanging church- saint serguis church - Ben Ezra  synagogue)

 

Cairo today is a modern city with practically nothing to see of pharaonic remains. It was established in the tenth century on the site of a Roman fortification town called Babylon however speaks to a differed culture and history since that time. The region known as 'Old Cairo' is a generally tiny segment of the huge city, however is the oldest piece of Cairo and makes them intrigue places of worship and museums just as the remaining parts of Babylon.

Hanging church

The Hanging Church is additionally referred to as the Al-Moallaqa or hanging Church. It is known as the Hanging Church since it was built on southern door of Roman Fortress. Logs of the palm trees and the layers of stones were developed over the vestiges of the Roman stronghold to be utilized as a fundament. The Hanging Church is an extraordinary church and has a wooden rooftop in the shape of Noah's ark. From the seventh century to the thirteenth century, the Hanging Church filled in as the living arrangement of the Coptic Patriarch.

Saint serguis church

The congregation of St. Sergio (otherwise called Abu Serga or St. Sergius) was built in the focal point of Ancient Roman post of Babylon. It is one of the places visited by Holy Family amid their break from King Herod to the place that is known for Egypt.

The congregation likely goes back to the fifth Century, albeit a few students of history trust that it was really built in the eighth Century.

Ben Ezra synagogue

Seeing ancient Ben Ezra Synagogue at core of Cairo City shouldn’t amaze those visiting the city. All things considered, Egypt has been residence to such a large number of various societies as well as religions during its intriguing past.

Other Cairo SIGHTSEEING

Cave church - Moqattam Mountain
Cave church - Moqattam Mountain
Citadel (Mohamed Ali mosque)
Citadel (Mohamed Ali mosque)
Coptic museum
Coptic museum
Dahshur pyramids
Dahshur pyramids
Egyptian museum
Egyptian museum
Giza pyramids
Giza pyramids
Islamic museum
Islamic museum
Khan Elkalily Market
Khan Elkalily Market
Memphis city
Memphis city
Sakkara
Sakkara