Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis), Cairo

4.5
Get a sense of Egypt's Coptic Christian community at Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis), with origins dating back to the 10th century. Built on an old circular Roman tower, it represents the only round church in the whole country. Most of the building is relatively new, renovated after the great fire of 1904. Step inside to see the colorful play of light from the stained glass windows, enhancing the peaceful, incense-infused atmosphere. Plan your visit to Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cairo attractions app .
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  • It is a 10th century Greek orthodox church located very near to the Coptic museum. The church is located in old cairo and is accessible by Metro. The church is small & beaiutiful  more »
  • Humbling to visit Old Cairo with the journey of Jesus Christ through Egypt with The Holy Family in-front of you. Synagogue and Coptic churches need to be seen. Please appreciate these are Holy Places ...  more »
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