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This monastery is one of the most beautifull Coptic Monastery remains.
The complex has a wall of 10M high and was built in two levels. You can stiil see the remains of a large basilica with colourful fresco's, further the cells for the monks, kitchen, bakery, stores, stables.
In the monastery was place for 300 monks and 100 pilgrims.
Directions: Westbank of the Nile
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