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EXCELLENT early Christian site

Bagawat now has one of the oldest churches in existence here in this necropolis. A chapel that was... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Steven W
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Cairo, Egypt
Very nice

Worth visiting. It has lots of ancient churches with very old paintings on the ceiling and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Mohamed E
via mobile
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Kharga, Egypt
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Bagawat now has one of the oldest churches in existence here in this necropolis. A chapel that was built around 350 BC and was used for services during the week and for burial "celebrations" for the Christians at the Oasis. There are two tombs with...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting. It has lots of ancient churches with very old paintings on the ceiling and intersting design and architecture.

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 27 September 2011

Hundreds of mud-brick tombs of early Christians sit atop an earlier Egyptian necropolis. Well-preserved, It's among the very earliest Christian cemeteries anywhere. I'm a cultural anthropologist so was very interested in the interplay between Egyptian themes and Christian themes in the many colorful murals. The...More

3  Thank bobinathens
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