Church of St George (Mari Girgis)

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Cultural-Historical, Religious

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The only circular church in Egypt is the Church of St George (or Mari Girgis). It has a distinctive theme and was built on top of a circular Roman tower. The Mar GirGis Coptic Moulid (Holy Festival) is held here in April each year. St. George's Monastery next door is now closed to visitors.

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