St. George Church in Cairo

St. George Church is one of the oldest churches in Cairo, located in the heart of Old Cairo, near the famous Coptic Museum. The church was built in the 10th century on the ruins of a Roman fort, and it is dedicated to St. George, the patron saint of Egypt. The architecture of the church is a blend of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman styles, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the region.

The interior of the church is decorated with stunning frescoes depicting scenes from the Bible, as well as several stunning murals of saints and angels. The most notable feature of the church is the stunning altar, which is adorned with a beautiful mosaic of the Last Supper.

Today, St. George Church is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, who come to admire its ancient architecture and religious significance. The church also holds regular mass services in Coptic and Arabic, which attract devoted worshippers from across the city

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