Church of St Sergius and Bacchus

Top 1% of attractions in Cairo
8 / 10

3 expert reviews

“According to the Bible, this sanctuary was built over the crypt where the holy family took refuge during their flight from Egypt and is thus highly venerated by Christians. ”

– Michelin Guide

"Built over a cave where the Holy Family was said to have stayed the night during their flight from King Herod." Full review
A special ceremony is still held every June 1 to commemorate the event.
"One of the most atmospheric churches in Cairo, this round Greek Orthodox church is actually a reconstruction of a 7th-century church t." Full review

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