Hanging Church

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  • Address: 5 Mari Gerges, Misr Al Qadimah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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  • 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

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  • Mar Girgis Metro Station

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  • Hanging Church Address: 5 Mari Gerges, Misr Al Qadimah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
  • Hanging Church Contact Number: +20-223636305
  • Hanging Church Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Hanging Church(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hanging Church: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 26.02% of people who visit Cairo include Hanging Church in their plan

  • 46.78% of people start their Hanging Church visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hanging Church

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

88.82% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hanging Church

People normally club together Sphinx and Al- Azhar Park while planning their visit to Hanging Church.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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