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Monasteries of St. Anthony and St. Paul

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Overview

Pick up you from your hotel in Hurghada at 05:00 Am then you will drive to Zafarana north of Hurghada arrive the monastery located in the eastern desert The monastery has three churches, Saint Paul (Deir Mar Boulos) church remains one of the most popular in Egypt, The Church of St.

Paul, built underground, was dug into the cave where the saint lived and where his remains are kept.St Anthony (Deir Mar Antonios) church lies near el-Zafarana, and was founded in 356 AD just after Anthony’s death. The St Paul monastery is smaller than that of St. Anthony but less sophisticated although they are considered the Hermit are seen as the founders of Christian monasticism. the monastery desert valley also has guest house for both men and women and more. after you finish you will back to your hotel in Hurghada.

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Michel

Amazing story

Amazing story Great way Top driver Top guide Transfer Hurghada the best. Thanks 😊

Ann

Love it so much

A beautiful visit and cooperation with the priests and a pleasant reception in both monasteries. Saint Paul and Saint Anthony. We got a lot of information about the Orthodox Christian culture in Egypt, and how the monks began a life of unity. It was an unforgettable day.

Morena

Love it so much

Just great day with good information about the story 😊

Gorge

Great day

Fantastic day 👌

Paul

Church info

A long day but worth doing. The High Priest Fathers explain everything to you in the monastery. I really enjoyed it
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