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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Go Historic ID
318753
Names
St. George's Church
Mari Girgis
Dates
10th C; rebuilt

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
St. George's Church - Cairo, Egypt