St Virgin Mary Church

St Virgin Mary Church might be the most talked-about church in Egypt.

The church was built to honor the mother of the prophet Jesus “The Virgin Mary“,

it was the place where the holy family started their journey to upper Egypt by boat

. The church

is located in Maadi which means “The Crossing Point”, 13 km south

of downtown directly on the east riverbank of the Nile where in ancient pharaonic

times was the front lines of the ancient capital of Egypt Memphis. At the

beginning of its construction, its known as Meniet El Sudan, Bustan

El Adawia, and finally, El Martouti which means “The Mother of the

Logos” in greek. This the rumor that on the 12th of march in 1976

miraculous events happened were a holy book opened to the verse

of Isaiah stating “Blessed Egypt my people” carried by the Nile to the bank under the church.

St Virgin Mary Church Design

has three majestic domes located on the three altars

at the east. You will witness an entrancing lead by a corridor to the inside

of the church where the nave contains ancient icons like an ancient wall of

water and the altar screen. The chapel of the church also contains four

caskets holding the relics of the saints and an original copy of the holy

bible that found floating on the Nile river behind a glass sanctuary

in the church for everyone to see.

The church also contains many

enchanting chambers such as the Baptistery, the ancient tunnel, and the steps used by the holy family during their Quest.

St Virgin Mary Church might be the most talked-about church in Egypt.

The church  built to honor the mother of the prophet Jesus “The Virgin Mary“,

its the place where the holy family started their journey to upper Egypt by boat

. The church is located in Maadi which means “The Crossing Point”, 13 km south