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Cave Church

Mokattam, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Mokattam, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting the cave church should be on the itinerary of anyone visiting Cairo! Though the seats are simple wooden benches, the whole church is large and cool despite the heat of 41 degrees Celsius outside. It is certainly a good place to meditate & reflect...More

Thank MYS07
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you can get a tour and the full history of this neighborhood and church, do it! The people here have great hearts in the midst of their humble circumstances. Know that this amazing church is in the heart of the garbage collectors' home, so...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Must to see in Cairo and listen to the story and miracles of how it was started. Great chance to do hight ropes and zip line with Mario's team. Need to call before coming to make sure instructors are there.

Thank Koszykowka
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Amazing in the churge with many carved reliefs of the New Testament. Worthy of a visit just to see but be prepared to travel through very narrow streets in the middle of the recycling distict. Worth understanding some peoples daily lives and have a guide...More

Thank Mickey J
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The cave church is one of the most amazing churchs i have ever seen , the church is built in the a cave from the stones , the church is very attractive

Thank chico w
Reviewed 5 May 2017

As you enter garbage city, you wonder where your driver is taking you, there's a smile in his eyes and you just trust him and he didn't disappoint. This is really worth a visit and I would say a couple of hours to wander around...More

Thank Sunseeker900
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had read about this place in Christianity Today recently. It is much more dramatic, you drive through garbage city to get there. Incredible setting for a church, maybe the most dramatic I have ever seen. Beautiful rock carvings. Church has a great ministry to...More

Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very beautiful and unique church. Its hard to find and Even the taxi driver have hard to find it. IF you go there by taxi let hon wait for you

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Rashid showed me Garbage city and the cave Church! It was quite some experience! Walking to the cave Church with singing coming from the Church was like walking in a movie! A must to see!

Thank AleidaWilhelmina
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The size of this open-air 'Coptic church is impressive. The carved scenes from the Bible even more so. More carvings are still being added, all done by the same man. He tends to be busy there three days a week, so there is a chance...More

Thank Frecbe
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citytravelox
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Response from Sunseeker900 | Reviewed this property |
It's an open area, no charges so really I would say for sun up to sunset. It's really worth it, I do hope you go
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