The traditional site where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God, Mount Sinai is home to St. Catherine's Monastery, the oldest Christian monastery still in use.

Facts & Stats on St. Catherine's Monastery

Go Historic ID
318785
Names
St. Catherine's Monastery
Monastery of the Transfiguration
Sinai Monastery
Dates
527-560s

Visitor & Contact Information

Resources for St. Catherine's Monastery

  1. Official Website of St. Catherine's Monastery Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
St. Catherine's Monastery - Sinai Peninsula, Egypt