St. George's Church Cairo, Egypt

St. George's Church
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The Church of St. George (Mari Girgis) in Cairo is the primary Greek Orthodox church of Egypt and the only round church in the country. Originally built in the 10th century, it stands atop an old Roman tower and adjoins a monastery.

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St. George's Church
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St. George's Church
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Mari Girgis
30.006387° N, 31.229952° E  (map)
Cairo, Egypt
Cairo Al-Qāhirah, Egypt
Africa continent
Egypt Africa
Al-Qāhirah Urban Region, Egypt