Hanging Church1855 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 5 Mari Gerges, Misr Al Qadimah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +20-223636305
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
The church is so named because of its location above a gatehouse of the Babylon fortress. It’s famous for not only its Coptic Architecture, but also for being one of the first examples of the Basilican style. The entrance of the church is worth seeing as it is completely decorated and has an open courtyard, which has twenty nine steps leading towards the church. The church has marble pulpit, icons, murals and even inlaid screens. The most famous site of this church is the Virgin Mary which is definitely worth watching. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Cairo itinerary 4 days.
Hanging Church Travel Tips
- Not open to tourist during services.
- A place worth visiting.
- Especially for those who love exploring about ancient history.
How to Reach Hanging Church
- Oula Giza bus stop
- Mar Girgis Metro Station
- Nile Lily
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25.23% of people who visit Cairo include Hanging Church in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
46.78% of people start their Hanging Church visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hanging Church
88.82% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hanging Church