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Church of St Sergius and Bacchus

Old Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Old Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

As a pastor, I had never thought much about Jesus' time in Egypt as a child. The story is that he stayed here for 3 months. Definitely worth seeing, many used to make pilgrimages to this site for centuries and still do.

Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 20 April 2017

One of the oldest Churches It's full of details, gives you shivers and It's so beautiful! God bless!

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is one of the oldest churches in Egypt dating back to the 4th century. Local legend says the Virgin Mary,baby Jesus & family sheltered during king Herod's massacre of male babies. The church,where the holy family has found refuge,keeps the room of their shelter,the...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

In this area, you will visit several point of interest, so get ready to do a long walk. You will also see several small shops and some people offering you their goods to sell.

Thank Dewi R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is the oldest church in Coptic Cairo and I had visited it as part of my tour of Coptic Cairo with a private guide. This church is known as the Cavern Church and also as Abu Serga. This church is built over a cave...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Visit holynplace go to St. Sergius Chusrch in Old Cairo, Church is in the same area where holy family stayed during their trip to Egypt.

Thank Adel S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The church was situated in Old Cairo in the middle of common houses. It doesn't look like a church until we walk in. The building is rather small compred to common church, more like a chappel. It has a central altar, twelve pillars, lower and...More

1  Thank Adrianus D
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Such amazing piece of art that came out history, and it has a cave inside where virgin Mary & baby Jesus were hiding, a must see place.

Thank A-Kasseb
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It is a beautiful church and there is a great deal of history around it. It is well-maintained and the artwork is amazing. You will be stunned to see its beauty.

1  Thank Simon J
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

The last thing I expected was to find a church for st sergius & Bacchus in this area. Most of tourist guides were telling us that the most interesting sites to visit besides the pyramids were mosques. A local friend took us to the churches...More

4  Thank Romeo C
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