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It is well worth a visit. The church that is built into a cave is beautiful. Also the views from the monastery over the Lowlands and Nile is worth seeing. At the bottom of the hill, on the main road are at least two retreat...More
Every year in August hundreds of thousands of Egyptians come to visit the Monastery of The Holy Virgin Mary in Doronka, Assiut. The Holy Family is believed to have stayed in the cave on top of the hill where the monastery now stands. The entrance...More
this monastery is on the top of a mountain, it is a very big Coptic orthodox monastery set on a cave that dates back to the era of the old Egyptian Pharoes then the Holy family stayed there for a while during their stay in...More
Mrs eLaReF wished to go to this monastery which has a very busy market outside
You can be shown round by one of the priests, but Mrs eLaReF did not wish to be shown round and asked if she could just pray. All she heard...More