This ancient monastery marks the burial place of St. Paul of Thebes, a hermit who moved to the desert around 250 AD. The monastery has three churches and many important manuscripts.
Quick Facts on St. Paul's Monastery
- Other names
- St. Paul's Monastery
Deir Mar Boulos
Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite
- 5th C
- Opening hours
- Daily 9am-5pm. Visitors not permitted during Christmas or Lent.