Trace the history of Christianity and Copts in Alexandria and learn about 3 of its notable Coptic figures at 3 of its prestigious cathedrals including Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.The full experience
Delve into the Coptic long history in Egypt.
Step inside the city’s most ancient Coptic churches like including Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.
Learn about the significance of Alexandria’s famous churches.
Get up close to the Coptic glorious history in Alexandria and tour its most remarkable churches in an entertaining guided tour. Visit Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the sacred basilica from 60 AD that is used to be the historical seat of the pope of Alexandria. Learn about its founder, the evangelist Saint Mark, and listen to intriguing stories about his miracles from your knowledgeable guide.
Next, learn about Saint Mina and his martyr history at its dedicated Martyr Mina Church, one of the world’s most splendid monasteries. Set your eyes on its towering minarets before you enter and appreciate its stunning architecture as you meander around. Once inside, you will get amazed by the spacious interiors, exquisite Coptic relics, awe-inspiringly adorned ceilings, and the interesting facts and stories that inhabit its walls.
Enjoy a delicious lunch meal at one of the best local restaurants before your next visit.
With a final stop at the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. George, you will get the full history of this church, admire its elegant Coptic architecture, and step inside to explore its eclectic collections and lavish decorations it boasts since its time.