Saint Antony Monastery

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Saint Antony Monastery
Saint Antony Monastery
Saint Antony Monastery, Egypt
Saint Antony Monastery, Egypt
Ancient Christian monastery, one of the oldest in the world, Saint Antony Monastery
Ancient Christian monastery, one of the oldest in the world, Saint Antony Monastery
Saint Antony Monastery
Saint Antony Monastery

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Visit Saint Antony Monastery, one of the largest Coptic monasteries. Climb the cave above the monastery and enjoy the view and visit the church built by disciples over this saint's tomb.


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Located 230 kilometers from Cairo, south of Suez City and 45 kilometers west into the eastern desert, Saint Antony Monastery is the largest of the Coptic monasteries built beneath the cliffs of Mount Kalalah. Climb the cave above the monastery with a monk guide and enjoy the view from almost 680 meters above. The Monastery looks like a village with streets, with its several Churches decorated with frescoes. The oldest structure in the Monastery is the church of St. Antony, built over the saint's tomb by his disciples.


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  • Italian, Spanish, German and French tour guides are available upon request.

  • For larger groups, please inquire.

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  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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