The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church

A great monument and one of the oldest in the Coptic world. It is located in Egypt. It is the Hanging Church in Old Cairo in the heart of the archaeological area of Coptic Cairo, which is visited by tourists from all over the world. Com crow hanging over the fortress of Babylon.


Church is situated in the Old Cairo

Church is situated in the Old Cairo

The Hanging Church is situated in the Old Cairo district, St. George, near the Ezra Synagogue and the Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque. Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging ...
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very famous and oldest Coptic monuments in Egypt

Very famous and oldest Coptic monuments in Egypt

The Hanging Church is one of the very famous and oldest Coptic monuments in Egypt. The church is distinguished by its rare architectural style, rendering it one of the very beautiful churches in ...
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first patriarchal seat in Cairo

First patriarchal seat in Cairo

This church represents the very first patriarchal seat in Cairo, since the sixteenth patriarch known as "Christodulos" took the church as his headquarters, and many patriarchs from the 11th and 12th centuries were ...
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Characterized by the basilica style

Characterized by the basilica style

The church is rectangular fit, and is characterized by the basilica style consisting of 3 wings and a structure split into 3 parts, the main nave and two small wings, including 8 columns ...
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Right temple bears name St. John the Baptist

Right temple bears name St. John the Baptist

There's also 3 structures on the eastern side of the church, the right temple bears the name "St. John the Baptist", the left one bears the name "St. Mary George", and the middle ...
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Travelers to Cairo named Church of the Stairs

Travelers to Cairo named Church of the Stairs

Her plate is hanging over a corridor. The church is approached by twenty-nine steps; The very first travelers to Cairo named it the “Church of the Stairs & rdquo.The bottom surface has risen ...
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The Hanging Church is specialized in the Virgin

The Hanging Church is specialized in the Virgin

The Hanging Church is specialized in the Virgin and contains sanctuaries on her and Saints John the Baptist and George. The church held many important ceremonies for the Coptic hierarchy in Cairo. These ...
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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 ...
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