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visiting the monasteries in wadi elnatrun is a very interesting experience, seeing a lot of historic churches with amazing wall frescoes with their old vivid colors and learn about the rich Coptic heritage, highly recommended
This oasis is particularly famous for having a number of monasteries, and as monasteries were first created by Egyptians, these are among the oldest in the world. Coptic Orthodox Christianity is very conservative compared to other branches of Christianity. The monasteries are famous for their...More
Quit area full ofnspirit religion and peace . like every thing buildings prayer peace food . it peaceful place to visit and learn about optic Christian life in Egypt. I will return again to that place.
we spent an amzaing weekend at elhammra ecolodge, its a nice city escape at wadi el naturon just 10 minutes off alex-cairo desert road. we wanted to surprise a friend on his birthday and it really worked well, it was very sunny, warm day long...More
Wadi Natrum about 75 km away from Cairo on the Desert Road to Alexandria houses still four Coptic monasteries of the 40 or so which used to be there. It's nice to join Coptic families going around the same sites where the number of monks...More