No other place has a monastery in a cave after a garbage city... you will enjoy many little stories that you won't hear elsewhere. Try to look for Mario the Polish monk who does the statues, and for Amm Adel, who will surprise you with his storytelling ability.
At the far end of the village, awaits you an unexpected, stunning place; a vast open space lying in the bosom of the hills, with dramatic colored carvings all over the mountain. The carvings were done by a Polish Artist who begun working there several years ago. They represent stories from the Bible such as the Holy Family journey and... 更多
You must drive through "Garbage City" in order to reach the entrance to this place. IT is free to visit and is a must for historical and photographic purposes. It offers amazing views that are a must see. The carvings in the rock high up make me dizzy thinking how they were carved years ago. Enjoy!!
Stunning small monastery full of history, legend and good energy... This place hidden deep inside of "Garbage city" and hide... 更多
You drive through tiny alleys,through the garbage collectors village where all the garbage of Cairo is sorted and recycled and... 更多
The ride through the garbage village is more interesting than the monastery itself... idk I was expecting something more grand... 更多
This monastery is also known as "the garbages church". You will get an awesome view of Cairo from this well-maintained... 更多
I am sure "normal" tours would never leed you to the Mokkatam mountain with its both absolute special sigths of... 更多