Trip Planner: Africa / Egypt / Cairo Governorate / Cairo / Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
A landmark of the Coptic Orthodox faith, Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) also represents one of the country's oldest religious structures. The church remains best known for its distinctive 19th-century bell towers, 11th-century outer porch, and atmospheric courtyard. The interior showcases many traditional motifs of Coptic art, including geometric designs, icons depicting Biblical characters, and symbolic structural components, including 13 pillars representing Christ and his disciples. Use our Cairo trip planner to arrange your visit to Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) and other attractions in Cairo.
Tours to Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
$75 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour: Coptic Cairo, The Hanging Church, Abu Serga, Ben Ezra
Duration: 3 hours
Hanging Church (El Muallaqa reviews
A beautiful church with amazing artifacts and history. You are able to visit the crypt where Joseph, Mary and Jesus sheltered, see the well where they drew water. Awesome and made better with my... more »
Cool to see this church in Egypt. Lots of history in this area. Make a trip out of it and see the surrounding areas. more »
..a popular tourist attraction in the heart of Cairo. It's many centuries old, there are many preserved Coptic orthodox historical items to see. The place is accessible by metro, and there high presence of security officers here to protect tourist and the monuments. Check this up when you are in Cairo.
Such a great visit! We had so much fun! It's very well organized! Can be reached by the Metro. There are several churches and a synagogue in the area, worth a visit!
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