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The Church is dated back to the 4th century.
Built on the ruins of 2 towers from the old Roman fortress of Babylon, one can literally see it hanging from the glass floor!
Al-Muallaqa or the hanging church was built by Emperor Trajan in 98...More
First, this is not a tourist attraction but an active church. When we visited there was a service going on and the people were so friendly and welcoming, offering water and snacks. It was lovely to see another aspect of Egyptian religion. It is really...More
This site is quite clean, with nice mosaics, religious art and architecture. Although I enjoyed it, I don’t think it was worth the effort it took to get through traffic to get here. Plus after 20 minutes I was done. Gets crowded a lot.
Very old Coptic church built between two old Roman towers. The history and architecture are very interesting and may be worth your time if your into this type of history. We went on a Friday and it was very busy with tourists and locals.