It had been built on the southern towers

It had been built on the southern towers

It’s one of the oldest surviving churches in Egypt up to now, and it had been called the hanging because it had been built on the southern towers of the Roman fortress. The church rises about 13 m above the ground.



The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities



Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging Church – church pictures



City: Cairo
Region: Kom Ghorab, Old Cairo
Place: The Hanging Church
Date: 6-8-2022
Location: see on map